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
Be prepared to wait, even with extra personnel on hand.
Trump then ordered the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to use $20 million of unspent appropriations in its account for repairs of existing fence and to hire more border-patrol personnel.
Among them, 78 percent expect to hire hourly craft personnel over the next year.
Our personnel and hardware are safe and everyone is taking appropriate precautions.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has deployed 1,800 personnel to help, including 900 search-and-rescue workers, along with 341 people from the Department of Homeland Security, according to the Washington Post.
RENEWED COMMITMENT For years, the athletic department and the university looked for ways to avoid stepping up and investing in the football program, opting for a more frugal approach – from coaching salaries to support personnel.
But the conditions need to be spelled out both to the Afghan government and to American personnel in country if the scheme has any chance of working.
A year or so into Mr. Staley’s tenure at the investment bank, according to associates from that time, a personnel issue arose with another banker that would have ramifications for Mr. Staley years later.
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First Known Use: 1837See Words from the same year
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