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noun     bull pronunciation in British English
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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 bear
  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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a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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