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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 positionRecruiting staff, applying for and accepting jobs

headhunter noun [C] (FIGHTER)

a member of a group of people that keeps the heads of the enemies that it has killedSoldiers and people who fight in wars
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