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recruitverb [T]

uk   /rɪˈkruːt/  us   /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/officer

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recruiter
noun [C] /rɪˈkruː.tər/  us /rɪˈkruː.tɚ/
He worked as a military recruiter in Texas.

recruitnoun [C]

uk   /rɪˈkruːt/  us   /rɪˈkruːt/
C2 a new member of an organization, especially the army: Raw recruits (= completely new soldiers) were trained for six months and then sent to the war front.
(Definition of recruit from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"recruit" in American English

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recruitverb [T]

 us   /rɪˈkrut/
to persuade someone to become a new member of an organization: The coach spends a lot of time recruiting the top high school athletes.
recruiter
noun [C]  us   /rɪˈkrut̬·ər/
He worked as a military recruiter in Texas.

recruitnoun [C]

 us   /rɪˈkrut/
a new member of an organization, esp. a military organization
(Definition of recruit from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"recruit" in Business English

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recruitverb

uk   us   /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.

recruitnoun [C]

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