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human resourcenoun

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[C, usually plural] people, when considered as an asset that is or can be employed and that is useful to a company, organization, etc.: Over 50% of the city's unemployed residents are a viable human resource for employment. Companies must invest in both technology and human resources if they hope to secure a stable and competitive future.
human resources
[U] abbreviation HR the department in a company that is responsible for dealing with employees, for example by employing them, training them, dealing with their problems, and managing their records: Human resources focuses on training, recruitment, organizational design and effectiveness. human resources department/assistant/director
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human resourceadjective [before noun]

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HR relating to people when they are considered as an asset to a company, etc., or relating to a human resources department : a new human resource strategy We must consider the human resource implications of this decision.human resource assistant/director A human resource assistant is urgently required to provide administrative support for our busy HR department.
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“human resource” in Business English

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