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headhunter

noun [C] uk   /ˈhedˌhʌn.tər/  us   /-t̬ɚ/

headhunter noun [C] (JOB)

a person who tries to persuade someone to leave their job by offering that person another job with more pay and a higher position

headhunter noun [C] (FIGHTER)

a member of a group of people that keeps the heads of the enemies that it has killed
Translations of “headhunter”
in Chinese (Traditional) 戰士, 割取敵人頭顱作爲戰利品的部落成員…
in Chinese (Simplified) 战士, 割取敌人头颅作为战利品的部落成员…
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