Definition of recruitment in English:

recruitment

Line breaks: re¦cruit|ment
Pronunciation: /rɪˈkruːtm(ə)nt
 
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noun

  • 1 [mass noun] The action of enlisting new people in the armed forces: methods of military recruitment the recruitment figures for individual battalions
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    • He cited low unemployment and increasing job availability as other reasons why Armed Forces recruitment figures were declining.
    • Facing lagging recruitment figures, military recruiters are under increasing pressure to produce.
    • If military recruitment is down now, wait till the kids read this book.
  • 1.1The action of finding new people to join an organization or support a cause: this was a deterrent to the recruitment of nurses
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    • A recruitment drive has been launched to find more people to become volunteers in the borough.
    • When a union prioritises recruitment and organisation people join.
    • The most effective recruitment drives are founded on issues, not just organizations.
  • 2 Ecology The increase in a natural population as progeny grow and new members arrive: the black-tailed deer is notoriously capable of population recruitment after numbers are depleted
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    • Our findings suggest that cowbirds are relatively long lived and that recruitment into the breeding population is low.
    • The effect of both is to minimize the effects of temporally variable recruitment on total population size.
    • These patterns may have implications for population survival and recruitment in forests.
  • 3 Physiology The incorporation of cells from elsewhere in the body into a tissue or region: inflammatory cell recruitment
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    • The end result would be the recruitment of antigen-specific T cells to the lung.
    • The endothelium is the primary portal for inflammatory cell recruitment.
    • Chemokines are important regulators of cell recruitment to the allergic airway.

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