Staff

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Definition

staff (of a company): employees, personnel, people who work for a company
noun
the teaching staff the teachers (in a school)
the serving staff the waiters and waitresses (in a restaurant)
the ground staff the people who take care of airplanes at an airport

to staff: to find people to work (at a company for example)
verb
to staff a company to provide a company with employees

Pronunciation examples
UK: The staff are unhappy with their pay and conditions.
US: I used an agency to help staff my company.
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Examples

  • "Staff : (talking amongst themselves)"
  • "Dear staff"
  • "I want to thank you for your invaluable help over the last few weeks: Replacing the majority of our workforce with automatons and robots was no easy task, but your help in reducing our fragile, fleshy and weak human staff was done with ruthless, near robotic, efficiency."
  • "(to staff) See you guys later."
  • "Let's make your senior staff more accessible, more attractive, more distinguished, and less naked."
  • "The friendly CRAP Staff"
  • "Staff : Yes."
  • "While the print media has indeed been critical of your company recently, we propose focusing on Delavigne's Internet presence to shift the narrative from tabloid gossip to the high quality profiles and experience of your staff."
  • "TO: Staff (all@DelavigneCorp.com)"
  • "I'm worried that some of the staff might resent the fact that Bruno appointed me."

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