staff

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈstɑːf/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/stæf/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(staf, stäf )


Inflections of 'staff' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.):
staff
nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (For personnel: invariable)
staffs
nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors."
staves
nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors."

WordReference English Thesaurus © 2020
Sense: Noun: workers
Synonyms:
workers, personnel , employees, workforce , team , crew , minions, floor staff
Sense: Noun: stick
Synonyms:
stick , cane , walking stick, pole , club , billy club, nightstick, rod , baton, crook , cudgel
Sense: Noun: administrative employees
Synonyms:
junior officers, aides-de-camp, admin assistants (informal), administrative assistants, clerks, clerical staff, clerical assistants, secretarial staff
Sense: Verb: provide manpower
Synonyms:
man , run , operate, work

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