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per·son·nel

personnel

 
 
pronunciation:
puhr s nel
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: all of the employees of a business, the armed forces, or other organization.
The boss always gives a year-end party to thank the personnel for their work.The company expanded its personnel by over twenty percent in the last two years.The army keeps confidential files on its personnel.
definition 2: that division of a business or other organization which is concerned with the hiring of employees and related matters.
You should talk to someone in personnel about benefits and company policies.
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