Meaning of PERSONNEL in English

PERSONNEL

transcription, транскрипция: [ pɜ:(r)sənel ]

Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.

1.

The personnel of an organization are the people who work for it.

Since 1954 Japan has never dispatched military personnel abroad...

There has been very little renewal of personnel in higher education...

= staff

N-PLURAL : oft N n

2.

Personnel is the department in a large company or organization that deals with employees, keeps their records, and helps with any problems they might have. ( BUSINESS )

Her first job was in personnel.

= human resources

N-UNCOUNT

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