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English definition of “headhunt”

headhunt

verb [T]     /ˈhed.hʌnt/
to persuade someone to leave their job by offering that person another job with more pay and a higher position : She was headhunted by a rival firm .Recruiting staff, applying for and accepting jobs
(Definition of headhunt verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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