Date: 1800-1900
Language: French
Origin: personne 'person'


Related topics: Employment
per‧son‧nel S3 W3
1 [plural]BE the people who work in a company, organization, or military force [↪ staff]
military/medical/technical etc personnel
senior military personnel
doctors and other medical personnel
All personnel are to receive security badges.
2 [uncountable]BE the department in a company that chooses people for jobs and deals with their complaints, problems etc [= human resources]:
A copy should then be sent to Personnel for our files.
the personnel department

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