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Noun
A new member of an organization or supporter of a cause
“This is Amanda Peterson, our newest recruit. Amanda is a forensics specialist, and we're glad to have her on board.”
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A person newly enlisted in the armed forces
“Anthony Burgess remembers his time as a reluctant recruit in the Army Medical Corps in the midst of the Second World War.”
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A person who has not been fully trained
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“The simplicity of procedures in each task permits an experienced member to train an inexperienced recruit.”
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New employee
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A person who is recruited
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Military trainee
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A person who serves in an army
Verb
To hire or enroll someone as a member or worker in an organization
“There are also plans to recruit junior doctors, so more staff will be on hand to treat patients.”
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To enroll or draft someone for a duty, service or role
“Could you recruit an army on a national basis and still rely on its loyalty?”
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To bring together a group for a common purpose
“And conscription was only used to recruit the militia, a reserve army never now mobilized except in wartime.”
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To bestow legal or official authority to
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To tell people about (a particular branch of) Christianity, especially in order to convert them
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Call upon
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To find or regain possession of (something stolen or lost)
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