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American English: /kəl/
British English: /kʌl/

transitive verb

  • 1
    (seals/lambs/deer) (sacrificar de forma selectiva)
    Example sentences
    • The hunt, which they help fund and support, maintains a pack of hounds which is uniquely good at tracking the few deer which the hunt's stalkers damage without killing when they cull deer.
    • The same applies to culling wild horses, which are doing incredible damage in some National Parks.
    • And at times, the Game Department engaged in culling operations to reduce elephant populations in certain areas and relieve pressures on the habitat.
    Example sentences
    • In March 2001, during the foot-and-mouth crisis, 800 of his farm's sheep were culled after dangerous contact with infected animals, although there were no signs of the disease in the flock.
    • The farmer would either cull the vulnerable calves or, if they are valuable for other reasons, treat them for parasites and then sell the meat in the nonorganic market.
    • Many pet pigs were culled during the Foot and Mouth epidemic - some quite needlessly in the contagious cull - and people were so heartbroken that they haven't replaced them.
  • 2
    Example sentences
    • But he could not have based all his multifarious descriptions on personal research, and like any other seeker after knowledge he borrowed other men's observations and culled other men's flowers.
    • Thus the brother, perusing the books of many saints like a clever bee, culled the flowers of divine quotations.
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    Example sentences
    • That this work is not might be a result of the fact that it was culled from a variety of sources (including some radio sessions in New York), with some of the tracks dating back to 2001.
    • Often the anecdotes he has culled from various sources seen contradictory.
    • They have been culled from various sources, east and west.
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  • (matanza selectiva de animales)
    Example sentences
    • He said that there were international guidelines that governed the selective cull of infected animals.
    • We do not support the idea of wasting beef from perfectly healthy animals through an extraordinary cattle cull.
    • In Scotland, troops were last night overseeing a mass pre-emptive cull of apparently healthy sheep to halt the spread.
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