recruit verb

ADV. directly The specialist institutions directly recruit their own staff. | actively | locally Most of the workers will be recruited locally. | personally She personally recruited the teachers. | specially Staff were recruited specially for the event.

VERB + RECRUIT need to | seek to, try to

PREP. as Peter Watson has been recruited as Sales Manager. | for A hundred patients were recruited for the study. | from Soldiers were recruited from the local villages. | into Some of the men were recruited into the army. | to Ten new members were recruited to the committee.

PHRASES newly/recently recruited