Headhunting definition

hĕdhŭntĭng
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The custom of cutting off and preserving the heads of enemies as trophies.
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(slang) The process of attempting to remove influence and power from enemies, especially political enemies.
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The business of recruiting personnel, especially executive personnel, as for a corporation.
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The act or an instance of such recruiting.
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Present participle of headhunt.
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The cutting-off and preservation of the heads of one's enemies.
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The active recruitment of executive or talented personnel.
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Noun

Singular:
headhunting
Plural:
headhuntings