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staff1

staff1

 
 
pronunciation:
staef
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
inflections: staffs, staves
definition 1: a pole or rod often used as an aid in walking or hiking; walking stick.
synonyms:
cane
similar words:
rod
definition 2: a pole from which a flag or banner is hung.
synonyms:
flagpole
definition 3: a group or team formed to do a particular job.
The circus staff were given a day off.
 
synonyms:
committee, crew, outfit, squad, team
similar words:
help
definition 4: the set of five parallel lines and the empty spaces between them on which music notes are written.
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: staffed, staffing, staffs
definition: to provide with a group of workers.
We staffed the event with many young people.
similar words:
man, outfit
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