What does PERSONNEL mean?

Definitions for PERSONNEL
ˌpɜr səˈnɛlPERSONNEL

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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.

    Submitted by pinkss5 on October 21, 2015

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

Examples of PERSONNEL in a Sentence

  1. Paul Goodman:

    Few great men could pass Personnel.

  2. Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry:

    A wall without personnel there means nothing.

  3. John Tory:

    We have exhausted our available sites, our resources and our personnel.

  4. Chief Executive Brian Moynihan:

    It's a constant reduction in personnel through hard work and automation.

  5. Kinder Morgan:

    Personnel are onsite and investigating to determine the length of the repair.

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