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
Several were believed to have been dismissed for political reasons, but a report from the Justice Department’s inspector general indicated that Ryan’s dismissal was fully justified given the personnel matters that cropped up under his tenure.
The source was not authorized to publicly discuss personnel matters and spoke on condition of anonymity.
The person describing Dravis’ resignation asked for anonymity to discuss a private personnel matter.
According to these individuals, who spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss personnel matters, Pruitt reappointed both staff members under the authority of the act.
Zotto declined comment on all matters related to the decision to demote Olawumi, citing his inability to discuss personnel matters.
The complaint, filed early last year under a civil rights law known as Title IX, is not a public record and the university does not comment on personnel matters.
Asked whether Kaiser had terminated Linthicum, spokesman Edwin Garcia said that Kaiser would not discuss personnel matters.
The official was not authorized to discuss personnel matters and spoke on condition of anonymity.
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Origin and Etymology of personnel
First Known Use: 1837See Words from the same year
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
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