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personnel

noun [U, + sing/pl verb] uk   /ˌpɜː.sənˈel/ us    /ˌpɝː-/
C1 the people who are employed in a company, organization, or one of the armed forces: The new director is likely to make major changes in personnel. military personnelC1 the department of a company or organization that deals with its employees when they first join, when they need training, or when they have any problems: Personnel will help you find a flat to rent. For more information about the job, please contact the personnel manager.
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