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staff 1

 (stăf)
n. pl. staffs or staves (stāvz)
1.
a. A stick or cane carried as an aid in walking or climbing.
b. A stout stick used as a weapon; a cudgel.
c. A pole on which a flag is displayed; a flagstaff.
d. A rod or baton carried as a symbol of authority.
2. pl. staffs A rule or similar graduated stick used for testing or measuring, as in surveying.
3. pl. staffs
a. A group of assistants to a manager, executive, or other person in authority.
b. A group of military officers assigned to assist a commanding officer in an executive or advisory capacity.
c. The personnel who carry out a specific enterprise: the nursing staff of a hospital.
4. Something that serves as a staple or support.
5. Music A set of horizontal lines and intermediate spaces used in notation to represent a sequence of pitches, in modern notation normally consisting of five lines and four spaces. Also called stave.
tr.v. staffed, staff·ing, staffs
1. To provide with a staff of workers or assistants.
2. To serve on the staff of (an organization).

[Middle English staf, from Old English stæf.]

staff 2

 (stăf)
n.
A building material of plaster and fiber used as an exterior wall covering of temporary buildings, as at expositions.

[Perhaps from German Stoff, stuff.]
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staffing

(ˈstɑːfɪŋ)
n
1. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms)
a. the practice of employing or hiring employees
b. (as modifier): staffing problems.
2. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) (as modifier): staffing problems.
3. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) the staff or workforce required, as for a particular project, etc
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Translations
henkilöstönhallinta

staffing

[ˈstɑːfɪŋ]
A. N (= employment) → empleo m de personal; (= number of employees) → dotación f de personal, plantilla f
staffing is inadequatela dotación de personal or la plantilla es insuficiente
B. CPD staffing ratio Nproporción f alumnos-profesor
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staffing


staffing

:
staffing costs
plPersonalkosten pl
staffing problem
nProblem ntmit der Stellenbesetzung
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staffing

[ˈstɑːfɪŋ]
1. ndotazione f di personale
2. adj staffing problemsproblemi mpl di personale
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