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Pronunciation: /stæf; stɑːf/

Translation of staff in Spanish:


  • 1 1.1 (as group) (+ singular or plural verb/+ verbo en singular o plural) personal (masculine) our staff is o are at your service nuestro personal está a su servicio the teaching staff el personal docente, el profesorado the editorial staff los redactores, la redacción a member of staff un empleado she has been on the staff for years hace años que forma parte del personal or de la planta or (Spain/España) de la plantilla he joined the staff in May se incorporó al personal or (in Spain also/en España también) a la plantilla en mayo staff meeting [Sch] reunión (feminine) de profesores staff training formación (feminine) or capacitación (feminine) del personal 1.2 (as individuals) (British English/inglés británico)
    (plural staff (+ plural verb/+ verbo en plural))
    empleados (masculine plural) some staff are unhappy about the changes algunos (de los) empleados no están contentos con los cambios
    1.3 [Military/Militar] (+ singular or plural verb/+ verbo en singular o plural) Estado (masculine) Mayor; (before noun/delante del nombre) [officer] del Estado Mayor

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • [department/school/shop] proveer* or dotar de personal the restaurant is very well staffed el restaurante está muy bien provisto de personal

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