headhunt


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headhunt

to recruit personnel, especially executives, for top-level jobs

head·hunt

 (hĕd′hŭnt′)
intr.v. head·hunt·ed, head·hunt·ing, head·hunts
To engage in headhunting.

head′hunt′ n.
head′hunt′er n.

headhunt

(ˈhɛdhʌnt)
vb (tr)
1. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) commerce to offer a job to a person who already has a job with another company
2. (Commerce) commerce to offer a job to a person who already has a job with another company

headhunt


Past participle: headhunted
Gerund: headhunting

Imperative
headhunt
headhunt
Present
I headhunt
you headhunt
he/she/it headhunts
we headhunt
you headhunt
they headhunt
Preterite
I headhunted
you headhunted
he/she/it headhunted
we headhunted
you headhunted
they headhunted
Present Continuous
I am headhunting
you are headhunting
he/she/it is headhunting
we are headhunting
you are headhunting
they are headhunting
Present Perfect
I have headhunted
you have headhunted
he/she/it has headhunted
we have headhunted
you have headhunted
they have headhunted
Past Continuous
I was headhunting
you were headhunting
he/she/it was headhunting
we were headhunting
you were headhunting
they were headhunting
Past Perfect
I had headhunted
you had headhunted
he/she/it had headhunted
we had headhunted
you had headhunted
they had headhunted
Future
I will headhunt
you will headhunt
he/she/it will headhunt
we will headhunt
you will headhunt
they will headhunt
Future Perfect
I will have headhunted
you will have headhunted
he/she/it will have headhunted
we will have headhunted
you will have headhunted
they will have headhunted
Future Continuous
I will be headhunting
you will be headhunting
he/she/it will be headhunting
we will be headhunting
you will be headhunting
they will be headhunting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been headhunting
you have been headhunting
he/she/it has been headhunting
we have been headhunting
you have been headhunting
they have been headhunting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been headhunting
you will have been headhunting
he/she/it will have been headhunting
we will have been headhunting
you will have been headhunting
they will have been headhunting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been headhunting
you had been headhunting
he/she/it had been headhunting
we had been headhunting
you had been headhunting
they had been headhunting
Conditional
I would headhunt
you would headhunt
he/she/it would headhunt
we would headhunt
you would headhunt
they would headhunt
Past Conditional
I would have headhunted
you would have headhunted
he/she/it would have headhunted
we would have headhunted
you would have headhunted
they would have headhunted
Translations

headhunt

[ˈhedˌhʌnt]
A. VIbuscar talentos
B. VT he was headhunted by a bankun banco lo escogió para su plantilla

headhunt

[ˈhɛdhʌnt] vt
She was headhunted → Elle a été recrutée par un chasseur de têtes.

headhunt

[ˈhɛdˌhʌnt] vt to be headhuntedavere un'offerta di lavoro da un cacciatore di teste
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