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English definition of “headhunt”

headhunt

verb [T]
 
 
/ˈhedhʌnt/
to persuade someone to leave their job for a job with a different company: She was headhunted by a rival firm.Recruiting staff, applying for and accepting jobs
headhunter noun [C]
(Definition of headhunt from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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