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per·son·nel

 (pûr′sə-nĕl′)
n.
1. (used with pl. verb) The people employed by or active in an organization, business, or service.
2. The department of human resources in an organization.

[French, from Old French, personal, from Latin persōnālis; see personality.]

personnel

(ˌpɜːsəˈnɛl)
n
1. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) the people employed in an organization or for a service or undertaking. Compare materiel
2. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms)
a. Also called: human resources the office or department that interviews, appoints, or keeps records of employees
b. (as modifier): a personnel officer.
[C19: from French, ultimately from Late Latin persōnālis personal (adj); see person]

per•son•nel

(ˌpɜr səˈnɛl)

n.
1. the body of persons employed in an organization. Compare materiél.
2. (used with a pl. v.) persons.
3. a department of an organization supervising matters of personnel.
[1825–35; < French, n. use of personnel (adj.) personal< Late Latin persōnāle, neuter of persōnālis; replacing personal (n.), Anglicized form of French personnel]
usage: Some usage guides object to the use of personnel as a plural. However, this use is well established and standard in all varieties of speech and writing. The use of personnel with a preceding number is generally disapproved of; this use occurs chiefly in business and government communications: Five personnel were transferred.

personnel

Those individuals required in either a military or civilian capacity to accomplish the assigned mission.

personal

personnel
1. 'personal'

Personal (/pɜːsənəl/) is an adjective. You use it to say that something belongs or relates to a particular person.

This is my personal opinion.
...books, furniture, and other personal belongings.
2. 'personnel'

Personnel (/pɜːsənel/) is a noun. The personnel of a company or organization are the people who work for it.

We've advertised for extra security personnel.
There has been very little renewal of personnel in higher education.

Personnel is a plural noun. You do not talk about 'personnels' or 'a personnel'.

ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.personnel - group of people willing to obey orderspersonnel - group of people willing to obey orders; "a public force is necessary to give security to the rights of citizens"
organization, organisation - a group of people who work together
guerilla force, guerrilla force - an irregular armed force that fights by sabotage and harassment; often rural and organized in large groups
armed service, military service, service - a force that is a branch of the armed forces
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
paramilitary, paramilitary force, paramilitary organisation, paramilitary organization, paramilitary unit - a group of civilians organized in a military fashion (especially to operate in place of or to assist regular army troops)
constabulary, police, police force, law - the force of policemen and officers; "the law came looking for him"
private security force, security force - a privately employed group hired to protect the security of a business or industry
military police, MP - a military corps that enforces discipline and guards prisoners
manpower, men, work force, workforce, hands - the force of workers available
patrol - a group that goes through a region at regular intervals for the purpose of security
military personnel, soldiery, troops - soldiers collectively
rank and file, rank - the ordinary members of an organization (such as the enlisted soldiers of an army); "the strike was supported by the union rank and file"; "he rose from the ranks to become a colonel"
staff - personnel who assist their superior in carrying out an assigned task; "the hospital has an excellent nursing staff"; "the general relied on his staff to make routine decisions"
line personnel - personnel having direct job performance responsibilities
management personnel - personnel having overall planning and direction responsibilities
2.personnel - the department responsible for hiring and training and placing employees and for setting policies for personnel managementpersonnel - the department responsible for hiring and training and placing employees and for setting policies for personnel management
department, section - a specialized division of a large organization; "you'll find it in the hardware department"; "she got a job in the historical section of the Treasury"

personnel

noun employees, people, members, staff, workers, men and women, workforce, human resources, helpers, liveware changes in personnel within the company
Translations
طاقَم المُوَظَّفين او العامِلينهَيْئَةُ الْـمُوَظَفِيـن
personálpersonálníposádkazaměstnanci
personale
henkilökuntahenkilöstö
osoblje
személyzet
starfsliî
人員
직원
darbuotojaipersonalas
kadripersonālsštata darbinieki
personálnyzamestnanci
personal
พนักงาน
nhân sự

personnel

[ˌpɜːsəˈnel]
A. N
1. (= staff) → personal m
2. (= department) → departamento m de personal, sección f de personal
head of personneljefe/a m/f de personal
3. (Mil) → personal m
military personnelpersonal m militar
see also antipersonnel
B. CPD personnel agency Nagencia f de personal
personnel carrier Nvehículo m militar para transporte de tropas
armoured or > armored personnel carrier (US) → camión m blindado
personnel department Ndepartamento m de personal, sección f de personal
personnel director Ndirector(a) m/f de personal
personnel file Nhistorial m personal
personnel management Nadministración f de personal, gestión f de personal
personnel manager Njefe/a m/f de personal
personnel officer Njefe/a m/f de personal (subordinado al "personnel manager" si lo hay)
personnel policy Npolítica f en materia de personal
personnel record Nhistorial m personal

personnel

[ˌpɜːrsəˈnɛl]
n
(= people) → personnel m
(= department) → service m du personnel
modif [file, policy, problem] → du personnelpersonnel carrier nvéhicule m de transport de troupespersonnel department nservice m du personnelpersonnel management ngestion f du personnelpersonnel manager nchef m du personnelpersonnel officer nresponsable mf (de la gestion) du personnelperson-to-person call nappel m avec préavis

personnel

n sing or pl
Personal nt; (on plane) → Besatzung f; (on ship) → Besatzung f, → Mannschaft f; (Mil) → Leute pl; this firm employs 800 personneldiese Firma beschäftigt 800 Leute; with a larger personnelmit mehr Personal
(= personnel department)die Personalabteilung; (= personnel work)Personalarbeit f
attrPersonal-; personnel agencyPersonalagentur f; personnel carrier (Mil) → Mannschaftstransportwagen m/-transportflugzeug nt

personnel

:
personnel management
nPersonalführung f
personnel manager
nPersonalchef(in) m(f)
personnel officer
nPersonalleiter(in) m(f)

personnel

[ˌpɜːsəˈnɛl] npersonale m

personnel

(pəːsəˈnel) noun
the people employed in a firm, factory, shop etc; the staff. Our personnel are very highly trained; (also adjective) a personnel manager.

personnel

هَيْئَةُ الْـمُوَظَفِيـن personál personale Personal προσωπικό personal henkilökunta personnel osoblje personale 人員 직원 personeel personale personel pessoal персонал personal พนักงาน personel nhân sự 人员

personnel

n. personal;
medical ___equipo médico, cuerpo facultativo.

personnel

n personal m; health — personal sanitario or de salud
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