Definition of Personnel

1. Noun. Group of people willing to obey orders. "A public force is necessary to give security to the rights of citizens"




2. Noun. The department responsible for hiring and training and placing employees and for setting policies for personnel management.

Definition of Personnel

1. n. The body of persons employed in some public service, as the army, navy, etc.; -- distinguished from matériel.

Definition of Personnel

1. Noun. employees; office staff ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Personnel

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Personnel

personifacation
personifacations
personification
personifications
personified
personifier
personifiers
personifies
personify
personifying
personize
personized
personizes
personizing
personlike
personnel (current term)
personnel carrier
personnel casualty
personnel department
personnel loyalty
personnel management
personnel office
personnel pouch
personnel selection
personnel staffing and scheduling
personnel staffing and scheduling information systems
personnel turnover
personnels
persons
persons of color

Literary usage of Personnel

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1. The American Political Science Review (1920)
"SOME PHASES OF THE FEDERAL personnel PROBLEM LEWIS MAYERS An observer who had much to do with the departments at Washington once remarked that the whole ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"personnel.— In 1905 the personnel of the navy consisted of : 2. ... The entire naval personnel in 1905 consisted of 1832 officers, 208 doctors, ..."

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