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 Meanings and Examples of RECRUIT
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 v.  register formally as a participant; engage for military service; enlist
Classic Sentence: (28 in 2 pages)
1  On the contrary, he needed occupation and distraction quite apart from his love, so as to recruit and rest himself from the violent emotions that agitated him.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 2: Chapter 18
2  To find Ned Silverton among the habitual frequenters of Mrs. Hatch's drawing-room was one of Lily's first astonishments; but she soon discovered that he was not Mr. Stancy's most important recruit.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: Chapter 9
3  Another, a young lad, a fair-haired recruit as white as though there was no blood in his thin face, looked at Pierre kindly, with a fixed smile.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XX
4  Other associations sought to recruit themselves from the great mother societies.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
5  There was in the English infantry, particularly in Kempt's brigade, a great many raw recruits.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
6  These recruits displayed some of the French ingenuity and fury.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
7  The rule of the Perpetual Adoration is so rigid in its nature that it alarms, vocations recoil before it, the order receives no recruits.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
8  Our recruits from Bearn are not generally very rich, and I have no reason to think matters have much changed in this respect since I left the province.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In 3 THE AUDIENCE
9  The troop of cavalry had been organized three months before, the very day that Georgia seceded from the Union, and since then the recruits had been whistling for war.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER I
10  Still, he could not put a whole faith in veteran's tales, for recruits were their prey.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 1
11  Orders were given to raise recruits, ten men in every thousand for the regular army, and besides this, nine men in every thousand for the militia.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER X
12  Militiamen and recruits were being enrolled in the villages, and from the seat of war came contradictory news, false as usual and therefore variously interpreted.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER VIII
13  But first they resolved to sell the goods the ship, and then go to Madagascar for recruits, several among them having died since my confinement.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Context  Highlight   In PART 4: CHAPTER I.
14  I made his acquaintance in Tver when I was there on official business, and he came there for the levy of recruits.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 1: Chapter 11
15  As the piano had twice begun the prelude to the first figure Mary Jane led her recruits quickly from the room.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Context  Highlight   In THE DEAD
Example Sentence: (31 in 3 pages)
16  The veteran laughed at the new recruits.
17  The sergeant's raspy voice grated on the recruits' ears.
18  Series will remain faithful to the old show, while introducing new recruits to fight alongside the original characters.
19  And he finagled a way, off campus, to interview with several of the top-drawer consulting firms that trawled for recruits at the Ivies but often bypassed schools like Indiana.
20  We are recruiting a sales manager with responsibility for the European market.
21  My recruiting sergeant weighed me up when I first walked into his office.
22  We're having difficulty recruiting enough qualified staff.
23  Re-branded as one-army recruitment, the latest drive will, for the first time, combine recruiting to both the regular and territorial army.
24  The club members did agree to modify their recruitment policy.
25  In future, staff recruitment will fall within the remit of the division manager.
26  We're going to launch a big recruitment drive in the autumn.
27  She has set up her own executive recruitment business in Paris.
28  Increased recruitment of women engineers will help correct the gender imbalance in the profession.
29  My task was to prepare the ground for the recruitment of support workers.
30  Faced with an increasingly competitive jobs market and frequent bad publicity over pay and conditions, the army is getting ever more sophisticated and corporate in its approach to recruitment.