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recruit

1 verb
     
re‧cruit1
1 [intransitive and transitive]BESSO to find new people to work in a company, join an organization, do a job etc:
We're having difficulty recruiting enough qualified staff.
Many government officials were recruited from private industry.
2 [intransitive and transitive]PM to get people to join the army, navy etc [↪ conscript]:
Most of the men in the village were recruited that day.
3 [transitive] to persuade someone to do something for you
recruit somebody to do something
I recruited three of my friends to help me move.
recruiter noun [countable]
recruitment noun [uncountable]
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