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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 ?
Hunt.- His Character.- Donald M'Kenzie.- Recruiting Service Among the Voyageurs.
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.
Under the law, however, this traffic was dignified by being called "recruiting."
A day and a half spent in rummaging amongst certain dens of Paris sufficed for his recruiting; and, without allowing his adventurers to communicate with each other, he had picked up and got together, in less than thirty hours, a charming collection of ill-looking faces, speaking a French less pure than the English they were about to attempt.
Well, as I was saying," he continued, recovering his composure, "now there's this recruiting. My father is chief in command of the Third District, and my only way of avoiding active service is to serve under him."
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.
97-21 does not address every possible situation, it provides needed guidance in determining whether a tax-exempt hospital will endanger its exemption when it provides incentives in recruiting private practice physicians.
And MONY, AIG, Phoenix Home Life, and other insurers are recruiting more women in the wake of studies that show women want to buy from people they can relate to - preferably female agents.