recruit


recruit
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noun
ADJECTIVE
latest, new, raw, recent

raw recruits marching up and down with the drill instructor

potential, prospective
young
graduate (esp. BrE)
army, military, police
VERB + RECRUIT
find

A common way for companies to find new recruits is by taking a stand at a job exhibition.

attract

It's difficult to attract recruits when working conditions are so poor.

enlist, gain, sign up

Thousands of recruits had been enlisted and partly trained.

She tried to gain recruits for the party.

train

Army recruits are all trained in first aid.

provide

Their business schools provide recruits for domestic industry.

PREPOSITION
recruit to

new recruits to the party

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verb
ADVERB
directly

The specialist institutions directly recruit their own staff.

actively
aggressively (esp. AmE)

Senior managers are being aggressively recruited by companies.

heavily (esp. AmE)

GM recruited heavily in the South.

locally

Most of the workers will be recruited locally.

personally

She personally recruited the teachers.

specially (esp. BrE)

Staff were recruited specially for the event.

successfully
VERB + RECRUIT
need to
seek to, try to
PREPOSITION
as

Tony Ancona has been recruited as Sales Manager.

for

A hundred patients were recruited for the study.

from

Soldiers were recruited from the local villages.

into

Some of the men were recruited into the army.

to

Ten new members were recruited to the committee.

PHRASES
newly recruited, recently recruited
recruit and retain sb

a drive to recruit and retain federal employees

Recruit is used with these nouns as the object: ↑army, ↑assistant, ↑employee, ↑faculty, ↑help, ↑member, ↑mercenary, ↑spy, ↑staff, ↑support, ↑trainee, ↑volunteer, ↑worker

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  • recruit — [ri kro͞ot′] vt. [Fr recruter < recrute, a recruit, lit., new growth < recrû, pp. of recroître, to grow again < L re , again + crescere, to grow, increase: see CRESCENT] 1. to raise or strengthen (an army, navy, etc.) by enlisting… …   English World dictionary

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