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[ ri-kroot-muhnt ]


  1. the act or process of recruiting.
  2. 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.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of recruitment1

First recorded in 1815–25; recruit + -ment

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Example Sentences

In a Facebook post Friday, Mark Zuckerberg announced that the company will launch a poll worker recruitment drive on the platform.

The company has also offered free advertising to state election authorities for the poll worker recruitment push and expects several states to be joining California in running those campaigns soon.

You may also be able to register at the local department of motor vehicles, a military recruitment center, or a public assistance office, but you’ll need to check with those locations first.

In addition, that means a different way of doing recruitment, supporting career growth, or enabling social connections in a team.

That could help recruitment for trials testing whether plasma therapy could be used as a prophylactic.

And really, recruitment is more of a European problem than an American one.

This is the heart of the agent recruitment process that is the lifeblood of CIA today.

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.

These schools will be exclusively intended for the recruitment of officers of each arm, in the proportion of one school per arm.

Nor is there any reason why the recruitment should be confined to persons of British domicile.

The greatest mistake made in our civil war was in the mode of recruitment and promotion.

The German method of recruitment is simply perfect, and there is no good reason why we should not follow it substantially.

At last the hoped-for recruitment reached the enfeebled garrison of Quebec on September 22nd.