recruiting

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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 ?
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.
While thus recruiting the number of rank and file, Mr.
From Cockspur Street to Nelson's Monument the men were lined up in a long queue, making their way to the recruiting office.
It's much the same thing, whatever regiment he's recruiting for.
During the Civil War he as- sisted in the recruiting of colored men for the 54th and 55th Massachusetts Regiments and consistently argued for the emancipation of slaves.
malaita, then as now, was good recruiting ground, and we ran into Malu, on the northwestern corner.
What with recruiting and drilling of soldiers, there was now nothing but warlike bustle in the streets of Boston.
In the pastures on the bank of this stream, Captain Bonneville encamped for a time, for the purpose of recruiting the strength of his horses.
Here, they were shown into a little room, where Charles Darnay was soon recruiting his strength with a good plain dinner and good wine: while Carton sat opposite to him at the same table, with his separate bottle of port before him, and his fully half-insolent manner upon him.
In the count's room, which was full of tobacco smoke, they talked of war that had been announced in a manifesto, and about the recruiting.
While for such a girl to insist that she was going on a recruiting cruise around Malaita was positive self-sacrilege.
At the appointed time the parties all assembled, when the messenger returning brought word, that Jenny was not to be found; for that she had left her habitation a few days before, in company with a recruiting officer.

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