Definición de recruit en inglés:

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Pronunciación: /rɪˈkruːt/


[with object]
1Enlist (someone) in the armed forces: we recruit our toughest soldiers from the desert tribes [no object]: the regiment was still actively recruiting
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Such a policy would make it easier to recruit soldiers and officers because their pay would be more competitive with the civilian market.
  • Despite some less than optimistic predictions, we have recruited the right soldiers and kept the best and brightest troops in the Army so we can match the right faces to the correct places.
  • The Army has learned through painful experience and proudly proclaims that it recruits soldiers, but retains families.
enlist, sign up, enrol, engage, take on, round up;
call up, conscript;
North American  draft, muster in, induct
historical press, press-gang, shanghai
archaic levy, impress, list, conscribe, crimp, attest
1.1Form (an army or other force) by enlisting new people: the weakness of feudal service as a basis for recruiting an army
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  • The state tolerated this situation, for it enabled it to recruit the army and raise taxes directly from the peasantry, without intermediaries.
  • And conscription was only used to recruit the militia, a reserve army never now mobilized except in wartime.
  • For now he's working behind the scenes, trying to build up a $250,000 war chest and recruit an army of campaigners.
muster, form, raise, gather/bring together, assemble, mobilize, marshal, round up, call to arms
1.2Enrol (someone) as a member or worker in an organization or as a supporter of a cause: there are plans to recruit more staff later this year
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  • Turnover is the exception, and openings are promptly filled when they occur, often by candidates recruited by current staff members.
  • Waterford Chamber of Commerce are fully aware of the difficulties that its members are experiencing in recruiting suitable employees.
  • With my health clubs, the most effective marketing has always been to reward members for recruiting their friends, family and work colleagues.
hire, employ, take on, take into one's employ;
enrol, sign up, get, obtain, acquire
1.3 [with object and infinitive] informal Persuade to do or help with something: she recruited her children to help run the racket
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  • Schoolchildren have been recruited to persuade rail passengers that there is nothing funny about ‘leaves on the line’.
  • They have been recruited to persuade citizens to report local villains.
  • To combat this, they are hoping to recruit dentists to do only NHS work.
2 dated Replenish or reinvigorate (numbers, strength, etc.): travelling was said to recruit the constitution
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Exercising moderately for 30 to 45 minutes seems to be just right in terms of recruiting the maximum number of lymphocytes.
  • If you're strong in the pull-up, add a weighted belt to recruit both strength and muscle size.
  • These are all multijoint movements that recruit a maximum number of muscle fibers, leading to an increase in anabolic-hormone production.


1A person newly enlisted in the armed forces and not yet fully trained.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The intention is to influence many of those new recruits into becoming Army Reserve officers.
  • This program allows qualified civilian recruits to enlist specifically for Special Forces training.
  • This archive consists of hundreds of images of naked men, presumably fresh conscripts and army recruits, taken for an unknown kind of ethnographic exercise.
conscript, new soldier;
North American  draftee, inductee
British informal sprog
North American informal plebe, buck private, yardbird
1.1A new member of an organization or supporter of a cause.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • On the other hand, every pastor affirmed that if church members or new recruits are known to have AIDS they will be supported and treated well within the church.
  • The answer lies in the fact that, while the Advisory Council may be a recent creation, its members are not new recruits.
  • We had no reports of recent antibiotic use and no reports of lice among the family members of recruits during the trial.
new member, new entrant, newcomer, new boy/girl, initiate;
trainee, apprentice;
beginner, novice, learner, tyro, neophyte, proselyte;
North American  tenderfoot, hire
informal rookie, new kid, newbie, cub
North American informal greenhorn



Oraciones de ejemplo
  • We went through a number of different designs and got input from focus groups of recruitable people, and this was the design that best conveyed the message we were trying to get out.
  • Next day he's washed up on a beach, still alive, conveniently suffering from amnesia, and is taken to a small town, called Lawson, where just about every youth of recruitable age was killed in the war.
  • It's true that the better you train your people, the more recruitable they are.


Mid 17th century (in the senses 'fresh body of troops' and 'supplement the numbers in a group'): from obsolete French dialect recrute, based on Latin recrescere 'grow again', from re- 'again' + crescere 'grow'.

Palabras que riman con recruit

acute, argute, astute, beaut, Beirut, boot, bruit, brut, brute, Bute, butte, Canute, cheroot, chute, commute, compute, confute, coot, cute, depute, dilute, dispute, flute, galoot, hoot, impute, jute, loot, lute, minute, moot, newt, outshoot, permute, pollute, pursuit, refute, repute, route, salute, Salyut, scoot, shoot, Shute, sloot, snoot, subacute, suit, telecommute, Tonton Macoute, toot, transmute, undershoot, uproot, Ute, volute

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Saltos de línea: re|cruit

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