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pull out

verb

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1 to leave a place often for another
  • the party's been fun, but it's time to pull out

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2 to move back or away (as from something difficult, dangerous, or disagreeable)
  • the aid workers have been advised to pull out of those regions to which the conflict has spread

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pullout

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of pullout (Entry 2 of 2)

an act of moving away especially from something difficult, dangerous, or disagreeable
  • the civil unrest has led the company to initiate a pullout of its operations in the region

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The first known use of pull out was in 1825

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“Pull out.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pull%20out. Accessed 26 May. 2022.

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