- the act or process of recruiting.
- Physiology. an increase in the response to a stimulus owing to the activation of additional receptors, resulting from the continuous application of the stimulus with the same intensity.
Origin of recruitment
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Examples from the Web for recruitment
And really, recruitment is more of a European problem than an American one.What the U.S. Can Learn from Europe About Dealing with Terrorists
December 15, 2014
As the recruitment process begins, the question of motivation could also prove to be a hurdle.
Congress authorized the train-and-equip mission in mid-September, but two months later, recruitment has not even begun.
Four, the recruitment by the Republicans of affable-seeming candidates who had some discipline drilled into them.The Real Reason Democrats Lost
November 6, 2014
Other countries will be identified and recruitment efforts put in place once we launch our new honors program fall 2015.Ebola Racism Reaches a New Low in Texas
October 15, 2014
Even the recruitment of stewards did not go according to predictions.Integration of the Armed Forces, 1940-1965
Morris J. MacGregor, Jr.
The "Smart Set" especially welcomed this recruitment of their numbers.The Soul Stealer
Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
Nor is there any reason why the recruitment should be confined to persons of British domicile.The Political Future of India
In Ceylon there is no system of recruitment like that for the Assam tea-gardens.
Sections sit in Permanence, for recruitment, enrolment, that very night.The French Revolution
Word Origin and History for recruitment
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- An abnormal disproportionate sensation of loudness felt in response to sounds of increasing intensity.
- The activation of additional motor neurons in response to sustained stimulation of a given receptor or afferent nerve.
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