recruit from (something or some place)

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recruit from (something or some place)

1. To seek out new members for one's group, company, or organization from some location or source. We've had to recruit from abroad because there simply aren't enough people in this country with the skillsets we need. The military recruits from all over the country, but has the most success in Southern and Midwestern states.
2. To hire, enlist, or enroll new members for one's group, company, or organization from some location or source. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "recruit" and "from." We try our best to recruit from the local area first, before expanding our search to other parts of the state. We recruit our engineers from the very best post-graduate courses around the country.
3. To hire, enlist, or enroll new members for one's group, company, or organization from some other group, company, or organization. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "recruit" and "from." I heard they recruited the new CFO from one of our biggest competitors. A lot of companies have non-compete clauses in their employment contracts so that they don't have staff recruited from them by competing businesses.
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recruit someone from something

to convince someone to leave something and join one's own group. Phyllis recruited a new work team from the company she used to work for. We recruited a number of people from private industry.
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A study from India has reported an incidence of 24.32 per 1000 recruits from three training centres11.
The chief anticipates training 20 recruits from other communities.
The Army recruits from all walks of life and all levels of American society.
In late November, I will send out around 300 Christmas cards to all top recruits from JUCO and high schools and wish them the best for the New Year.
The Ducks moved to bar recruits from ordering more than one entree per meal, and now the Pac-10 has recommended that its members don't exceed a daily cap on meal money for recruits, a number that is set school-by-school based on factors like local cost of living; in Oregon's case, that number is $43, according to recruiting coordinator Deryk Gilmore.
Choropleth maps best demonstrate the changing prevalence of HIV among recruits from each district.
New recruits from ethnic minorities numbered 21 last year, up on the previous year by more than 10.