Translation of staff in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 (as group) (+ singular or plural verb) our staff is o are at your servicethe teaching staffnuestro personal está a su serviciothe editorial staffel personal docenteel profesoradoa member of stafflos redactoresla redacciónshe has been on the staff for yearsun empleadohe joined the staff in Mayhace años que forma parte del personal or de la planta or (Spain) de la plantillastaff meeting (Sch)se incorporó al personal or (in Spain also) a la plantilla en mayostaff trainingreunión (feminine) de profesores1.2 (as individuals) (British English)formación (feminine) or capacitación (feminine) del personalalso: plural staff (+ plural verb)some staff are unhappy about the changesempleados (masculine plural)1.3 (Military) (+ singular or plural verb)algunos (de los) empleados no están contentos con los cambios(before noun) (officer)del Estado Mayor
- 2also: plural staffs or staves Pronunciation: / steɪvz /2.1 (stick) staff of office the staff of life [humorous]2.2el pan de cada díaalso: flag staff
- 3 (Music) → stave 2
- (department/school/shop)the restaurant is very well staffedproveer or dotar de personalel restaurante está muy bien provisto de personalExample 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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