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noun bull pronunciation in British English /bʊl/
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  1. 1
    [countable] an adult male of the cattle family
  2. 2
    [countable] business someone who expects the prices of shares to rise and may buy them so they can sell them later at a profit
    See also bear2 (sense 2)
  3. 3
    [countable] an official statement from a pope
  4. 4
    [countable] the circle in the centre of a target that you try to hit in the sports of shooting or archery, or in the game of darts
  5. 5
    [uncountable] mainly American informal something someone says that is stupid or not true

    You’re talking bull.

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used to describe something which is done more carefully and over a longer period of time …

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the practice of giving birth in the presence of several friends and relatives

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