Translation of enlist in Spanish:

enlist

Pronunciation: /ɪnˈlɪst/

vi

vt

  • 1.1 [soldiers/helpers/members] reclutar, alistar; [sailors] enrolar to enlist sb in sth conseguir* el apoyo de algn en algo 1.2 [support/aid] conseguir*
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    • He ordered me to enlist Wallace's support for one of his regular press conferences.
    • In May 1982 Sharon he flew to Washington to enlist President Reagan's support.
    • Anyway I secured the bid and enlisted Alex's help cleaning up the school as well.
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    • We lost all contact, but as it happened we both enlisted in the armed services the moment we turned eighteen.
    • During the Civil War he enlisted in the Union army in the 20th Illinois Volunteer Infantry.
    • He survived the Great Depression and enlisted in the US Army when the Second World War broke out.

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