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recruit

verb
 
 
/rɪˈkruːt/
[I or T] HR to employ new people to work for a company or organization: Our primary objective is to recruit, keep, and deploy good people.recruit staff/workers/employees The loan will be used for start-up costs to recruit workers and provide ongoing operating expenses.
[T] to find new people to take part in an activity or event, or to help you in some way: All new customers recruited this year are exempt from the annual fee for 12 months, as are existing cardholders.
(Definition of recruit verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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