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recruit

verb [T]  us   /rɪˈkrut/
to persuade someone to become a new member of an organization: The coach spends a lot of time recruiting the top high school athletes.
recruiter
noun [C]  us   /rɪˈkrut̬·ər/
He worked as a military recruiter in Texas.

recruit

noun [C]  us   /rɪˈkrut/
a new member of an organization, esp. a military organization
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