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recruit

noun [C]     /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.Supporters, members and defendersBelievers and non-believersSoldiers and people who fight in wars
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