group of people willing to obey orders
"a public force is necessary to give security to the rights of citizens"
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
employees; office staff
Etymology: From personnel.
the body of persons employed in some public service, as the army, navy, etc.; -- distinguished from materiel
Etymology: [F. See Personal.]
As in any other field of human activity, specialized personnel constitute a key commanding resource to generate outcome.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
Those individuals required in either a military or civilian capacity to accomplish the assigned mission.
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
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
(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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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'personnel' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3017
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'personnel' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4067
Rank popularity for the word 'personnel' in Nouns Frequency: #1305
The numerical value of personnel in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of personnel in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Examples of personnel in a Sentence
At this time, our personnel have sustained what is described as serious, but non life threatening injuries. Please join us as we keep all the victims of this accident and their families in our thoughts and prayers.
We have to do something very different than we've been doing in the past, they've got to get more trainers below the corps level ... or they have to get more personnel on the ground.
We have been looking at whether we can put more personnel and indeed sniffer dog teams on that side of the channel to make a difference, there is also more work being done in terms of installing fencing not just around the port at Calais but also around the Eurostar and Eurotunnel entrance.
We can and we should learn more about the intelligence and thinking that led to this operation and the plan to defend American personnel and interests in the wake of it.
The coaches' communications equipment, including the headsets, is provided by the NFL for both clubs' use on game day, the home team is responsible for the installation and maintenance of that equipment. Every team's game day communications personnel are required to work with the NFL communications consultants to ensure wireless equipment is free and clear of interference and address any problems. Technological and stadium infrastructure issues of this type happen at many stadiums around the league and whenever there are issues of this nature, we do a thorough review.
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Translations for personnel
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- henkilökunta, henkilöstöFinnish
- personeel, medewerkersDutch
- личный состав, персоналRussian
- çalışanlar, kadro, personelTurkish
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