What does personnel mean?

Definitions for personnel
ˌpɜr səˈnɛlper·son·nel

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. force, personnel(noun)

    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 office(noun)

    the department responsible for hiring and training and placing employees and for setting policies for personnel management

Wiktionary

  1. personnel(Noun)

    employees; office staff

    Etymology: From personnel.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Personnel(noun)

    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.

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

How to pronounce personnel?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say personnel in sign language?

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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. National Football League:

    The league’s revised conduct policy was the product of a tremendous amount of analysis and work and is based on input from a broad and diverse group of experts within and outside of football, including current players, former players, and the NFL Players Association, we and the public firmly believe that all NFL personnel should be held accountable to a stronger, more effective conduct policy. Clearly, the union does not share that belief.

  2. Diane Kossman:

    As a prudent operator, we are temporarily shutting down Block 51 PSA field facilities to ensure the safety of our people. The shutdown will be progressed in a timely manner. Our personnel will vacate and production will cease.

  3. Daniel Kull:

    Hydro-meteorological services are badly strained in Africa, but we need to go beyond just providing equipment for forecasting and data processing - we also need to take care of training of personnel and maintenance of infrastructure.

  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. Khalil Asir:

    This area is under Taliban control and since security forces launched attacks to clear it, the Taliban have planted anti-personnel mines, unfortunately, today, one of those mines exploded and killed nine primary school students.

Images & Illustrations of personnel

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