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

  2. Etymology: From personnel.

Wikipedia

  1. personnel

    Employment is a relationship between two parties regulating the provision of paid labour services. Usually based on a contract, one party, the employer, which might be a corporation, a not-for-profit organization, a co-operative, or any other entity, pays the other, the employee, in return for carrying out assigned work. Employees work in return for wages, which can be paid on the basis of an hourly rate, by piecework or an annual salary, depending on the type of work an employee does, the prevailing conditions of the sector and the bargaining power between the parties. Employees in some sectors may receive gratuities, bonus payments or stock options. In some types of employment, employees may receive benefits in addition to payment. Benefits may include health insurance, housing, disability insurance. Employment is typically governed by employment laws, organisation or legal contracts.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Personnelnoun

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

  2. 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. Defense Mark Esper:

    The entire Department is deeply saddened by the loss of our first active duty member to Covid-19. Our thoughts are with the family of the Theodore Roosevelt sailor who lost Theodore Roosevelt battle with the virus today. We remain committed to protecting our personnel and their families while continuing to assist in defeating this outbreak.

  2. Green Village.The US:

    At President Biden's direction, Green Village.The US military forces conducted precision airstrikes in Deir ez-Zor Syria today. These precision strikes are intended to defend and protect Green Village.The US forces from attacks like the ones on August 15 against Green Village.The US personnel by Iran-backed groups.

  3. Jerome Stoll:

    We also have the target of almost 100 extra personnel at Enstone this year as well as over 30 extra personnel at Viry.

  4. Michael Ryan:

    Since January, we've experienced 119 separate attacks, 42 of which have been directly on health facilities, with 85 health personnel either injured or killed in those settings, we are anticipating a scenario of continued intense transmission.

  5. State Department spokesman Mark Toner:

    We have made great progress towards making our posts safer since 2012, … Our implementation efforts include work to expand the corps of Diplomatic Security personnel, enhance interagency coordination to address threat information, expand the Marine Security Guard program, and accelerate projects to build and upgrade secure facilities.

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