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English definition of “recruit”

recruit

noun [C]
 
 
/rɪˈkruːt/ HR
someone who has just joined a company or organization: About 14% of new recruits are from ethnic minorities.
(Definition of recruit noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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