[ US /ɛnˈɫɪstɪŋ, ɪnˈɫɪstɪŋ/ ]
[ UK /ɛnlˈɪstɪŋ/ ]
  1. the act of getting recruits; enlisting people for the army (or for a job or a cause etc.)
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How To Use enlisting In A Sentence

  • They even believe in co-determination, where unions and managers talk about strategy, as a means of enlisting their workers' engagement and loyalty.
  • If Wright had aspirations to fight in one of the war's main theaters after enlisting with the Sixth Iowa Cavalry Regiment, he was quickly disabused of the idea.
  • Knocking on wood is meant to bring good luck by enlisting the support of spirits who according to the ancient pagans Druids, lived in trees.
  • The hook, of course, was Corey Pavin enlisting the Iraq veteran Major Dan Rooney to give a motivational talk to his Ryder Cup team, a decision which positively scandalised some. Wheel out a Major Dan Rooney and people on British streets would laugh
  • Another big help for us was enlisting the support of former pastors. Christianity Today
  • Enlisting in the U.S. Coast Guard, he became a pilot of twin-engined seaplanes, doing search and rescue operations and fish and wildlife patrols in Florida, Texas, and Washington.
  • There is a fuzzy line between contracting out for services from industry, and simply enlisting industry in the cause.
  • He's building a new Democratic infrastructure, regimenting it under his brand, and enlisting new technologies and more sophisticated voter contacting techniques to turn it from a normal GOTV effort into a lasting movement. Hullabaloo
  • The wisdom we seek may be better found by enlisting vision and imagination rather than dismissing them.
  • I believe we were extremely fortunate in enlisting the willing services of such outstanding persons as constituted the Commission. Some Thoughts on the Carter Report
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