pullout

noun pull·out \ ˈpu̇l-ˌau̇t \
Updated on: 19 Nov 2017

Definition of pullout

1 :the act or an instance of pulling out: such as
a :the action in which an airplane goes from a dive to horizontal flight
2 :something that can be pulled out

Examples of pullout in a Sentence

  1. A pullout of troops from the region has begun.

  2. the civil unrest has led the company to initiate a pullout of its operations in the region

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First Known Use of pullout

1825


pull out

verb

Definition of pull out

intransitive verb

Examples of pull out in a Sentence

  1. the party's been fun, but it's time to pull out

  2. the aid workers have been advised to pull out of those regions to which the conflict has spread

First Known Use of pull out

1855

pull out Synonyms


PULLOUT Defined for English Language Learners

pullout

noun

Definition of pullout for English Language Learners

  • : an act of removing military troops from a position or an area

  • : a section of a newspaper, magazine, etc., that is meant to be removed and looked at separately



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