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recruit

verb

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(Entry 1 of 2)

to provide with a paying job
  • thousands of recent immigrants were recruited to build the nation's rail system

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recruit

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of recruit (Entry 2 of 2)

a person who is just starting out in a field of activity
  • the skydiving instructor and other experienced jumpers tried to encourage the new recruits on their first jump

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The first known use of recruit was in 1642

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“Recruit.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/recruit. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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