Definition of 'recruit'
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They recruit people to sell the drugs for them. The Sun (2017)The club have tried to recruit players with similar qualities. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Two new recruits will give his personal staff a still harder edge. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is little wonder that the service is unable to recruit enough people to fill vacancies. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Union leaders say new doctors with six years' training get less than police recruits. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A council is recruiting members of the public to fill in potholes that it cannot afford to repair itself. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They go on as recruits. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Information security organisations will run a series of national public competitions as a way of recruiting staff for the UK’s future cyber security workforce. Computing (2010)When a club are promoted, they have very little time to recruit new players to help them to survive in the top tier. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Without dialogue and using only choreographed dance, the film follows a group of fresh recruits as they move from training to the front line. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Consider how to recruit the people whose needs these groups will meet. Christianity Today (2000)The criminal record resulted in him being rejected as an army recruit. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It also instituted a subscription drive to recruit new members. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)The club can focus on recruiting other players and preparing for next season. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He and his fellow squaddies are not the only new recruits to arrive in the barracks. Times, Sunday Times (2014)You have to go out and recruit at the best universities. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Those newly recruited to the company need the same induction information as regular employees. Personnel Management: A New Approach (1991)The recent campaign to recruit police officers is a case in point. TOP MARKETING AND MEDIA COMPANIES IN THE UK (2002)How are they to recruit a new staff and train them without a veteran available to assist? Times, Sunday Times (2014)Regular army recruits sign up for at least four years. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Only football recruits its players solely from the working class. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Police forces are enlisting new recruits. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Then, a new recruit joins the team. The Sun (2006)Turnover is low, so the service rarely recruits. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It recently recruited two partners to its Singapore office. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The new head of the Canadian intelligence services recruits a notorious gang boss as a mole. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The Army has had to try to fit the new recruits into the existing training system. Times, Sunday Times (2009)A large influx of young recruits joined them, many weak from malnutrition. Nemesis: The Battle for Japan, 194445 (2007)Nato commanders and ANA officers blame a weak vetting programme that fails to conduct detailed background checks on fresh recruits. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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British English: recruit VERB
If you recruit people for an organization, you select them and persuade them to join it or work for it.
The charity want to recruit more volunteers.
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