What does personnel mean?

Definitions for personnel
ˌpɜr səˈnɛlper·son·nel

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word personnel.

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. Matthew Levitt:

    It also does really freak out U.S. government military and law enforcement personnel, it certainly does create a further sense of threat.

  2. John Tory:

    We have exhausted our available sites, our resources and our personnel.

  3. Gerry Northwood:

    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.

  4. Harold Cabunoc:

    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.

  5. Jude Okiria:

    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.

Images & Illustrations of personnel

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