Definition of


  1. (noun, group) the department responsible for hiring and training and placing employees and for setting policies for personnel management
  2. (noun, group) group of people willing to obey orders

via WordNet, Princeton University

Origin of the word Personnel

  1. 1837, from Fr. personnel (a contrastive term to materi?l), noun use of personnel (adj.) "personal," from O.Fr. personel (see personal). more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

Words that sound like Personnel

paroxysmal, perigonal, personal, personally, processional, proscenium wall, proximal

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