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1. The custom of cutting off and preserving the heads of enemies as trophies.
2. Slang The process of attempting to remove influence and power from enemies, especially political enemies.
a. The business of recruiting personnel, especially executive personnel, as for a corporation.
b. The act or an instance of such recruiting.
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1. (among certain tribal peoples) the practice of hunting down and decapitating victims and preserving their heads as trophies.
2. the search, esp. by professional recruiters, for executives to fill high-level positions.
3. the act or practice of trying to destroy the power, position, or influence of one's competitors or foes.
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Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
headhunting[ˈhɛdhʌntɪŋ] n → recrutement m de cadres, chasse f aux cadresheadhunting firm n → cabinet m de recrutement
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