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
It also does really freak out U.S. government military and law enforcement personnel, it certainly does create a further sense of threat.
We have exhausted our available sites, our resources and our personnel.
It does afford a bit of protection - they are Russian flagged. It is likely they will put armed personnel on board and will be robust about their immediate security.
We are also calling on our brothers in the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters that if indeed they are still holding some of the PNP (Philippine National Police) personnel, they must respect their rights and they must be returned to their mother units and ultimately to their family members.
The majority of Ugandans do not have accurate and meticulously maintained health records that support medical personnel with a starting point in case of ailments or sickness.
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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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