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English definition of “enlist”

enlist

verb [T] (ASK FOR HELP)    /ɪnˈlɪst/ formal
to ask for and get help or support from someone: We've got to enlist some people to help prepare the food . The organization has enlisted the support of many famous people in raising money to help homeless children .Making appeals and requests
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