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English definition of “enlist”

enlist

verb
 
 
/ɪnˈlɪst/
enlist the help/support of sb to ask for and get help or support from someone: They are hoping to enlist the support of local politicians.Getting, receiving and acceptingCapturing or taking possession of things
[I] to join the army, navy, etcRecruiting staff, applying for and accepting jobsJoining or leaving the army
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