What does Personnel mean?

Definitions for Personnel
ˌpɜr səˈnɛlPer·son·nel

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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. United States:

    The action today is being taken to ensure the safety and welfare of our military personnel working throughout the region and to protect our national interests, we will continue to monitor the situation diligently and make adjustments to force levels as necessary given intelligence reporting and credible threats.

  2. Councilwoman Nancy Hoffmann:

    I wish this event had never occurred ; we always grieve the loss of life, but I find nothing in the contemporaneous reporting of this event that convinces me of collusion or malicious action or inaction on the part of the Greensboro Police Department or City personnel.

  3. Kansas City:

    I want to assure the public there was never any breach of Fort Riley Military Base, nor was the safety or the security of the base or its personnel ever at risk, recently the Command Staff at Fort Riley has been working hand in hand with law enforcement to ensure the utmost security and protection for the men and women who serve our country, and the surrounding community that supports the base.

  4. Deborah Robertson:

    The investigation will focus on the conduct of the responding Fire Department personnel and the reasons those personnel did not enter the acute care facility immediately, our prayers are with the patient’s family, as well as our police officer and care center staff who had to endure such an unimaginable situation.

  5. Katri Hemio:

    The occupational health care unit personnel had noticed that many shift workers had health risks, in addition, 70 percent of airline workers were working in shifts and most of them had irregular work hours.

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