Meaning of PERSONNEL in English

PERSONNEL

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

1.

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

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

There has been very little renewal of ~ 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 ~.

= human resources

N-UNCOUNT

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