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
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
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    Veena
    Indian

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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. Scott Pruitt:

    I was not aware of the amount, nor was I aware of the bypassing or the [ Presidential Personnel Office ] process not being respected.

  2. Sean Spicer:

    This was the most orchestrated personnel change so far. Since the Northern Ireland deal was announced at the same time, this was clearly a mutual decision.

  3. Richard Black:

    It's a change of personnel, but the key tasks before the UK government remain the same - get the international diplomacy right, and make sure the UK is demonstrably on track to its own net zero target well before the summit opens so it's 'walking the walk' on its climate leadership claims.

  4. Dan Maguire:

    Either way, the intelligence community is undoubtedly conducting damage assessments and evaluating the viability of any ongoing operation that may have been exposed to unauthorized personnel. The vulnerability of HRC’s server to foreign government hacking cannot be overlooked - even the DCI, John Brennan, has been the target of hackers.

  5. Brian Levin:

    When you have an unpredictable occupation like this you have to free up a lot of personnel assets and resources, the cost of maintaining a multi-agency task force can get very expensive.

Images & Illustrations of personnel

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