near-hire
 n.— «After insistent lobbying from call center agencies, Gloria Arroyo also approved the allocation of P500 million ($10,907,504) for the “re-education” of “near-hires”—a term used to describe the 92 percent of applicants who fail to make it into call centers.» —“Graveyard shift” by Micaela Papa, Jerrie M. Abella Bulatlat (Quezon City ,Philippines) Aug. 5-11, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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