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noun     bull pronunciation in American English
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  1. 1
    [countable] an adult male of the cattle family
  2. 2
    [uncountable] informal something someone says that is stupid or not true

    You think you can win? That’s bull.

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  3. 3
    [countable] business someone who expects the prices of stock to rise and may buy them so they can sell them later at a profit
    See also bear
  4. 4
    [countable] an official statement from a pope
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