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woman-hour

[ woom-uhn-ouuhr, -ou-er ]
/ ˈwʊm ənˌaʊər, -ˌaʊ ər /
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noun
a unit of measurement, especially in accountancy, based on an ideal amount of work accomplished by one woman in an hour.
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Origin of woman-hour

First recorded in 1960–65
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