recruit

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recruit(
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krut
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (military)
a. el recluta
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la recluta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The new recruits arrived at the base on Saturday.Los nuevos reclutas llegaron a la base el sábado.
2. (new worker)
a. el nuevo empleado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Recruits go through computer training when they begin working at our office.Los nuevos empleados reciben capacitación informática cuando empiezan a trabajar en nuestra oficina.
b. la adquisición
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
John seems to be a very promising recruit for our company.John parece ser una muy buena adquisición para la empresa.
3. (new member)
a. el nuevo miembro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Last month saw two more new recruits in the club.En el último mes, se incorporaron dos nuevos miembros al club.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (military)
a. reclutar
Sergeant Adams is in charge of recruiting soldiers in the state of Maine.El sargento Adams se encarga de reclutar soldados en el estado de Maine.
5. (to employ)
a. contratar
He was recruited as a financial analyst by the company in 2003.Fue contratado por la empresa como analista financiero en 2003.
6. (to attract)
a. reclutar (new members or talent)
He was the one who recruited most of the secret society's members.Fue él quien reclutó a la mayoría de los miembros de la sociedad secreta.
7. (to obtain)
a. conseguir (help)
They recruited help from other countries to fight the epidemic.Consiguieron la ayuda de otros países para luchar contra la epidemia.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
8. (military)
a. alistar reclutas
The army is now recruiting for a variety of trades.El ejército está ahora alistando reclutas para distintos oficios.
9. (to employ people)
a. reclutar gente
The software company only recruits from the top universities.La empresa de software solo recluta gente de las mejores universidades.
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recruit
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (soldier)
a. el recluta
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
la recluta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (new employee, member)
a. el nuevo miembro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (soldier)
a. reclutar
4. (employee)
a. contratar
5. (member)
a. enrolar, reclutar
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recruit [rɪˈkruːt]
noun
(Mil) recluta (m); (to organization) adquisición (f)
/after 3 months as a recruit/ and less than a week in action he was taken captive twenty-six per cent of army recruits last year were black
Janet is our latest recruit Janet es nuestra última adquisición or nuestro último fichaje (informal)
a campaign to attract potential recruits to the Church they spent much of the trip interviewing possible recruits
new recruit (Mil) nuevo recluta; (to organization) nuevoanueva (m) (f);a nueva
his job is training the new recruits the soldiers, who were new recruits, were asleep when the explosion happened
new recruits to the teaching profession the gas industry is advertising for new recruits on their first day in an orientation session, /the new recruit is shown a film on the company/
raw recruit (Mil) quinto (m); soldado (m) raso; novatoanovata (m) (f);a novata
at that time he was only a raw recruit in the army as a raw recruit in journalism I made some elementary mistakes
transitive verb
1 (enlist) (Mil) reclutar; [+staff] contratar
men whose main desire was to be recruited into the army the Navy's failure to recruit officer candidates from working-class families
[+new members] buscar
they are actively recruiting older workers the police are trying to recruit more black and Asian officers the professionals needed to run the plants cannot be recruited locally he is also keen to recruit more teachers from abroad they set out to recruit a team of the brightest minds available
extreme-right activists have again been trying to recruit new members, frequently targeting schools
he was recruited into the army at 18 lo reclutaron con 18 años; they recruited me to help me reclutaron para que ayudara
to recruit sb [to do sth] they recruited him to act as a drug courier mothers and fathers could be recruited to help sisters and brothers were recruited to go out on sponsored walks in an effort to raise enough money he helped to recruit volunteers to go to Pakistan to fight to recruit sb [for] sth to recruit people for an experiment she is recruiting supporters for her cause today, the government was forced to concede that it had played some role in recruiting women for prostitution he set about recruiting contributors for the new magazine to recruit sb [to] [into] sth we need to recruit young people into the profession Bill was the first person I recruited to the company she set up her stand to recruit students to the Anarchist Association thousands of teachers are facing redundancy at a time when there's a crisis over recruiting new staff to the profession
2 (obtain, seek out) [+help] reclutar; [+talent] buscar
you may need to recruit some extra help to recruit new business Simon showed himself good at recruiting new talent donors are often recruited from among medical school and university students
intransitive verb
(Mil) alistar reclutas; (Comm) reclutar gente
I am recruiting for staff now ahora estoy reclutando personal para la plantilla
we are aiming to recruit locally as far as possible the KGB recruited in Oxford during the 1930s we need to recruit more among ethnic minorities he claims the rebels are still recruiting from within the Ugandan army the Art and Technology Department is recruiting for its 1993 course
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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