Translation of recruit in Spanish:

recruit

Pronunciation: /rɪˈkruːt/

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 [Military/Militar] recluta (masculine and feminine)
    More example sentences
    • 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.
    1.2 (new member) the latest recruits to the club/staff los nuevos socios del club/miembros del personal one of our latest recruits una de nuestras últimas adquisiciones [humorous/humorístico]

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 [Military/Militar] reclutar 1.2 (take on, attract) [members/volunteers] reclutar; [staff] contratar they tried to recruit me into the party trataron de convencerme para que me afiliara al partido

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • 1.1 [army] alistar reclutas; [company] buscar* personal, reclutar gente 1.2
    (recruiting present participle/participio presente)
    [agent/office] de reclutamiento

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The National Police (Policía Nacional) was set up in Spain in 1976. Its members patrol provincial capitals and big cities, which are responsible for its finance, administration, and recruitment. Although armed, it has never been considered a repressive force, unlike the Guardia Civil.