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.

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. Claudia Sheinbaum:

    Firefighters, public safety personnel are working. Various hospitals are serving. We will give more information shortly.

  2. Tim Morrison:

    The security situation remains tenuous and it is the position of the US government, there is no disagreement, that the security of our staff, the safety of our staff, the security of our personnel is our highest priority, we are looking at every option available to us to provide assistance, technical expertise to the region, but the security situation is a significant impediment.

  3. Colonel Toumba Mohamed:

    The resistance was fierce. The enemy even had armored personnel carriers, it's good to grind down the enemy.

  4. Jonathan Conricus:

    We do not know yet the (Iranian) casualty count, but I can say that in terms of our purpose, we focused less on personnel and more on capabilities and hardware ... to inflict long-term damage on the Iranian military establishment in Syria. We assess it will take substantial time to replenish.

  5. John Maher:

    Of all the requests before you, this case stands out because the evidence shows that Clint is not guilty – he is innocent. clint’s case is deserving of Presidential attention, especially because, with respect Sir, you ran on a platform of reversing the policies of the previous Administration, his letter said. Here, in short order, you can right a significant wrong… and simultaneously send a message to all of our military and law enforcement personnel that you and your Administration have our backs.

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