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human resources

noun plural

Simple Definition of human resources

  • : a department within an organization that deals with the people who work for that organization

  • : a group of people who are able to do work

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of human resources

  1. 1 :  personnel 1a

  2. 2 :  personnel 2

1961

First Known Use of human resources

1961


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