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English definition of “recruit”

recruit

verb [T]     /rɪˈkruːt/
C1 to persuade someone to work for a company or become a new member of an organization, especially the army: Charities such as Oxfam are always trying to recruit volunteers to help in their work. Even young boys are now being recruited into the army. an army recruiting centre/officerRecruiting staff, applying for and accepting jobsJoining or leaving the army
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