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Definition of human resources noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary


    human resources

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  1. 1[plural] (also human capital [uncountable]) people's skills and abilities, seen as something a company, an organization, etc. can make use of
  2. 2(abbreviation HR) [uncountable] the department in a company that deals with employing and training people synonym personnel the human resources director
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