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Noun
A new member of an organization or supporter of a cause
“The 500 members left in the district are pinning their hopes on a recruitment drive on Saturday, February 1, when each member is asked to bring a new recruit along.”
Noun
A person newly enlisted in the armed forces and not yet fully trained
“Of the 20 who began the course earlier this year two have already enlisted and will begin recruit training at HMAS Cerberus in January.”
Verb
To provide with a paying job
“Putting it bluntly, the Army needs to recruit those for infantry and other front line combat units who are prepared to advance upon and kill others, albeit in a disciplined and trained manner.”
Verb
To supply with new men, as an army
“And conscription was only used to recruit the militia, a reserve army never now mobilized except in wartime.”
Verb
“There are also plans to recruit junior doctors, so more staff will be on hand to treat patients.”
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