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Man

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[n] any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae
[n] game equipment consisting of an object used in playing certain board games; "he taught me to set up the men on the chess board"; "he sacrificed a piece to get a strategic advantage"
[n] all of the inhabitants of the earth; "all the world loves a lover"
[n] one of the British Isles in the Irish Sea
[n] someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force; "two men stood sentry duty"
[n]
[n] (informal) a male person who plays a significant role (husband or lover or boyfriend) in the life of a particular woman; "she takes good care of her man"
[n] an adult male person who has a manly character (virile and courageous competent); "the army will make a man of you"
[n] the generic use of the word to refer to any human being; "it was every man for himself"
[n] a male subordinate; "the chief stationed two men outside the building"; "he awaited word from his man in Havana"
[n] a manservant who acts as a personal attendant to his employer; "Jeeves was Bertie Wooster's man"
[v] provide with men; "We cannot man all the desks"
[v] take charge of a certain job; occupy a certain work place; "Mr. Smith manned the reception desk in the morning"

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