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American English: /stæf/
British English: /stɑːf/

Translation of staff in Spanish:


  • 1 1.1 (as group) (+ singular or plural verb) our staff is or 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) de la plantilla
    he joined the staff in May
    se incorporó al personal or (Spain also) a la plantilla en mayo
    staff meeting (School)
    reunión (feminine) de profesores
    staff training
    formación (feminine) del personal
    capacitación (feminine) del personal
    1.2 (as individuals) (British)
    plural staff (+ plural verb)
    empleados (masculine plural)
    some staff are unhappy about the changes
    algunos (de los) empleados no están contentos con los cambios
    1.3 (Military) (+ sing or pl vb)
    (before noun) (officer)
    del Estado Mayor

transitive verb

  • (department/school/shop)
    proveer or dotar de personal
    the restaurant is very well staffed
    el restaurante está muy bien provisto de personal
    Example sentences
    • Dr Anthony made it clear that the unit was fully staffed by a team of highly competent specialists.
    • Our shops were mostly small family businesses, owned and staffed by Scots.
    • The Centre is staffed by trained volunteers who are available to meet all callers.
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