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English definition of “cull”

cull

verb [T]     /kʌl/
When people cull animals, they kill them, especially the weaker members of a particular group of them, in order to reduce or limit their number: The plan to cull large numbers of baby seals has angered environmental groups.KillingMurder and attempted murder cull     noun [C] the annual red deer cullKillingMurder and attempted murder
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