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pull·​out ˈpu̇l-ˌau̇t How to pronounce pullout (audio)
: the act or an instance of pulling out: such as
: the action in which an airplane goes from a dive to horizontal flight
: something that can be pulled out

pull out

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pulled out; pulling out; pulls out

Examples of pullout in a Sentence

Noun A pullout of troops from the region has begun. the civil unrest has led the company to initiate a pullout of its operations in the region Verb the party's been fun, but it's time to pull out the aid workers have been advised to pull out of those regions to which the conflict has spread
Recent Examples on the Web
David Schenker, a former U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs, dismissed any suggestion of a clean IDF pullout from the Palestinian territory. Fox News, 6 June 2024 Sightseeing buses and tourists are seen at a pullout popular for taking in views of North America's tallest peak, Denali, in Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska, Aug. 26, 2016. CBS News, 1 June 2024
One of the twins reached into the ground, then pulled out a handful of ants and licked his fingers clean. Jacqui Gifford, Travel + Leisure, 5 June 2024 Asiata then pulled out a .45 caliber semi-automatic handgun from his backpack and shot Snead, striking him five times and killing him, prosecutors said. Camila Pedrosa, Sacramento Bee, 5 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for pullout 

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Word History

First Known Use


1825, in the meaning defined at sense 1


1855, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of pullout was in 1825

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“Pullout.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pullout. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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