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human resources

noun plural

: 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

Full Definition of HUMAN RESOURCES

1
:  personnel 1a
2
:  personnel 2

First Known Use of HUMAN RESOURCES

1961

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