What does Personnel mean?

Definitions for Personnelˌpɜr səˈnɛl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Personnel.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. force, personnel(noun)

    group of people willing to obey orders

    "a public force is necessary to give security to the rights of citizens"

  2. personnel department, personnel office, personnel, staff office(noun)

    the department responsible for hiring and training and placing employees and for setting policies for personnel management


  1. personnel(Noun)

    employees; office staff

  2. Origin: From personnel.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Personnel(noun)

    the body of persons employed in some public service, as the army, navy, etc.; -- distinguished from materiel

  2. Origin: [F. See Personal.]


  1. Personnel

    As in any other field of human activity, specialized personnel constitute a key commanding resource to generate outcome.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. personnel

    Those individuals required in either a military or civilian capacity to accomplish the assigned mission.

Editors Contribution

  1. personnel

    Personnel (noun)an employees working in a firm.

    Personnel a group of person that have a job title to perform.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Personnel' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3017

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Personnel' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4067

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Personnel' in Nouns Frequency: #1305


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Personnel in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Personnel in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Paul Goodman:

    Few great men could pass Personnel.

  2. Petro Poroshenko:

    They left with military vehicles, tanks, armored personnel carriers, artillery pieces and military trucks with personnel on them.

  3. Sam Walton:

    Outstanding leaders go out of their way to boost the self-esteem of their personnel. If people believe in themselves, it's amazing what they can accomplish.

  4. Rose Richeson:

    The requirement is consistent with DoD policy which require a minimum of two personnel, any number of personnel above two that is provided in support of military funeral honors is based on local resources available.

  5. James Scott:

    You can keep the Office of Personnel Management records, I don't need Electronic Health Records, give me the metadata, big data analytics and a custom tailored algorithm and a budget and during election time, I can cut to the psychological core of any population, period!

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