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staff

noun [C]  us   /stæf/

staff noun [C] (PEOPLE)

a group of people who work for an organization, often for a special purpose, or who work for a manager within an organization: The coaching staff felt we needed more defense. She joined the staff of the Smithsonian Institution in 1954.

staff noun [C] (MUSIC)

music (also stave,  /steɪv/ ) the five lines and four spaces between them on which musical notes are written

staff

verb [T]  us   /stæf/

staff verb [T] (SUPPLY WITH PEOPLE)

to supply an organization with a staff: The after-school program is staffed entirely by volunteers.
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