[ pur-suh–nel ]
/ ˌpɜr səˈnɛl /
a body of persons employed in an organization or place of work.
(used with a plural verb) persons: All personnel are being given the day off.
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Origin of personnel
usage note for personnel
2. Some usage guides object to the use of personnel as a plural. However, this use is well established and standard in all varieties of speech and writing. The use of personnel with a preceding number is largely