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Definition of "personnel" []

  • The body of persons employed by or active in an organization, business, or service. (noun)
  • Persons. (noun)
  • An administrative division of an organization concerned with the body of persons employed by or active in it and often acting as a liaison between different departments. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "personnel" in a sentence
  • "In the world of business organizations, the term personnel administration is steadily giving way to a new term—human resources development."
  • "Missing the personnel is the big thing in this pa ..."
  • "Missing the personnel is the big thing in this particular event."