What does PERSONNEL mean?

Definitions for PERSONNEL
ˌpɜr səˈnɛlPERSONNEL

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. force, personnelnoun

    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 officenoun

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

Wiktionary

  1. personnelnoun

    employees; office staff

    Etymology: From personnel.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Personnelnoun

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

    Etymology: [F. See Personal.]

Freebase

  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.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. personnel

    A word adopted from the French, and expressive of all the officers and men, civil and military, composing an army or a naval force.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. personnel

    (Fr.). All the officers and men, military and civil, composing an army, or any part of one, as opposed to matériel.

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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

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Numerology

  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. Daniel Kull:

    Hydro-meteorological services are badly strained in Africa, but we need to go beyond just providing equipment for forecasting and data processing - we also need to take care of training of personnel and maintenance of infrastructure.

  2. Kasim Reed:

    There is a possibility you could have a further collapse, we still have personnel at the sight making sure there is no hotspots. We won't know the area of vulnerability for the bridge until tomorrow.

  3. Jan Harzan:

    Each month, MUFON receives between 500 and 1,000 UFO reports from all over the globe, these reports come from many credible sources, including airline pilots, military personnel, former intelligence officers, doctors, lawyers, as well as the general public.

  4. Steve Warren:

    The department has long been aware and mindful of the potential for homegrown extremism and we have continued to encourage and to advise all of our personnel to exercise the maximum amount of vigilance.

  5. Carole Ghosn:

    The Japanese authorities refuse to tell us if he has been transferred to an infirmary, nor will The Japanese authorities let us speak with medical personnel at the detention center.

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