Definition of recruitment
1 : the action or process of recruiting
2 : the process of adding new individuals to a population or subpopulation (as of breeding or legally catchable individuals) by growth, reproduction, immigration, and stocking; also : a measure (as in numbers or biomass) of recruitment
Recent Examples of recruitment from the Web
Just back from a five-day trip to the Yemeni capital Sanaa, Cappelaere said the outbreak is the latest horror faced by Yemeni children alongside growing starvation, militias’ recruitment of kids, and rising child marriages.
The simultaneous and successful recruitment of Durant, who remains villain No. 1 in Oklahoma City but a beloved newcomer in the Bay Area, provided the entire Warriors organization with a psychological boost.
Indeed, Center said, and all recruitment efforts attempt to cast a wide net, and bring in the largest applicant pool possible.
Rogers teammate and go-to-receiver Terrace Marshall still remains uncommitted, and Rogers' decision will only add more intrigue into an already interesting recruitment.
A new STEM room for teens and a small recreational area to help with recruitment efforts were also created.
The college quarterbacks guide the youths’ guardians, too, providing feedback on topics such as college recruitment.
Labor activists say the rapid escalation of worker recruitment has spawned abuse.
Gradberry has spent three years in the recruitment space---a long time in startup land---and the product went through multiple versions before finally culminating in Tara.
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First Known Use of recruitment
Medical Definition of recruitment
1: the increase in intensity of a reflex when the initiating stimulus is prolonged without alteration of intensity due to the activation of increasing numbers of motor neurons—compare reinforcement
2: an abnormally rapid increase in the sensation of loudness with increasing sound intensity that occurs in deafness of neural origin and especially in neural deafness of the aged in which soft sounds may be completely inaudible while louder sounds are distressingly loud
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