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re·cruit

 (rĭ-kro͞ot′)
v. re·cruit·ed, re·cruit·ing, re·cruits
v.tr.
1.
a. To enlist (persons) in military service.
b. To strengthen or raise (an armed force) by enlistment.
2. To hire or enroll, or seek to hire or enroll (new employees, members, or students).
3. To renew or restore (health or vitality, for example).
v.intr.
1. To enlist personnel in a military force.
2. To recruit new employees, members, or students.
n.
1. A newly engaged member of a military force, especially one of the lowest rank or grade.
2. A new member of an organization.

[French recruter, from obsolete recrute, recruit, variant of recrue, from feminine past participle of recroître, to grow again, from Old French recroistre : re-, re- + croistre, to grow (from Latin crēscere; see ker- in Indo-European roots).]

re·cruit′er n.
re·cruit′ment n.

recruiting

(rɪˈkruːtɪŋ)
n
a. the enlisting or obtaining new staff
b. (as modifier): a recruiting drive.
Translations

recruiting

[rɪˈkruːtɪŋ]
A. Nreclutamiento m
B. CPD recruiting office Ncaja f de reclutas
recruiting officer Noficial mf de reclutamiento

recruiting

n (of soldiers)Rekrutierung f; (of members)Werben nt; (of staff)Einstellung f; recruiting office (Mil) → Rekrutierungsbüro nt; recruiting officerAushebungsoffizier m, → Werbeoffizier m (Hist)
References in classic literature ?
While thus recruiting the number of rank and file, Mr.
The Recruiting Sergeant" has the touch of grim desolation, which belongs inevitably to a country plundered of its men and swept with the ruinous winds of rebellion.
At sunset in the village of Che-Kao* I sought for shelter; on my heels there trod A grim recruiting sergeant, of the kind That seize their prey by night.
Well, as I was saying," he continued, recovering his composure, "now there's this recruiting.
He is so accustomed to unlimited power that he is terrible, and now he has this authority of a commander in chief of the recruiting, granted by the Emperor.
Also, his young men were too frightened to sign on with the recruiting vessels.
His partner was on board, vigorous and hearty from six weeks' recruiting on Malaita.
The Soledad Canyon Road recruiting center has been doubled in size, giving each military branch its own office and distinct decor instead of sharing one nondescript space.
Every recruit will get a prospect letter from our recruiting coordinator, Steve Tapley.
There are probably about 4,000 recruiting firms in Japan, most of which are one or two person operations that have hung a shingle out the front.
They also struggle with recruiting diversified and professional candidates.
And finally, online advertising reduces travel expenses used to attend job fairs and helps camps avoid the last minute staffing crunch with year-round recruiting.