Examples of personnel in a Sentence
- Women are also underrepresented as police force members, composing less than 13 percent of sworn personnel, despite the proven benefits of having more women in blue, such as less use of excessive force and improved response to domestic violence. —Cortney Rock, Ms., Winter 2007
- When the staff returned to the Oval Office, Bush's mood was upbeat, according to a White House aide who was present (and who, like all White House personnel quoted in this story, follows a policy of not being quoted by name). —Richard Wolffe et al., Newsweek, 19 June 2006
- The doorway that sheltered them from the rain leads to government offices now, but in Franco's time the building was a political prison. Its personnel and their diligent labours earned the place a charming nom de guerre—the House of Screams. —A. L. Kennedy, On Bullfighting, 1999
- The only firm rule is: Armored personnel carriers have the right of way. —P. J. O'Rourke, Holidays in Hell, 1988
Over 10,000 military personnel were stationed in the country.
They've reduced the number of personnel working on the project.
Talk to personnel if you have any questions about your health insurance.
She's the director of personnel.
Recent Examples of personnel from the Web
In May, the NFL announced new rules that require players and personnel on the field to stand during the national anthem under the threat of a fine.
On the afternoon of May 18, Saugus police and fire personnel responded to a report that ducklings had fallen down a storm drain on Ballard Street.
Baltimore County police and fire personnel were called to the Beaver Dam Swimming Club in Cockeysville around 3:15 p.m. for a report of a missing swimmer in the facility’s quarry.
Other law enforcement personnel searched the complex and found nine victims in apartments or the parking lot.
Residents returning to their homes are encouraged to drive carefully, as firefighters and other emergency personnel may still be working in the fire area.
Activists protested last Friday outside Nielsen’s home in Alexandria, Virginia, and at the residences of other senior DHS personnel.
The State Department has brought dozens of diplomats and other personnel back from China and Cuba for evaluation, in some cases to obtain baseline health information in case problems arise later.
Under the league’s revised policy announced last month, players and personnel on the field must stand during the national anthem.
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PERSONNEL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of personnel for English Language Learners
: the people who work for a particular company or organization
: a department within a company or organization that deals with the people who work for it
PERSONNEL Defined for Kids
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