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"bull" in British English

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bullnoun

uk   /bʊl/  us   /bʊl/
  • bull noun (ANIMAL)

B1 [C] a male cow, or the male of particular animals such as the elephant or the whale: They did not see the sign by the gate saying "Beware of the bull".

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  • bull noun (NONSENSE)

[U] informal complete nonsense or something that is not true: Don't give me that bull about not knowing the time.
(Definition of bull from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"bull" in American English

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bullnoun

 us   /bʊl/
  • bull noun (ANIMAL)

[C] the male of various animals, such as cattle: Our herd has two bulls and twenty cows.
  • bull noun (NONSENSE)

[U] infml nonsense or a lie: Don’t give me that bull about not getting my message.
(Definition of bull from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"bull" in Business English

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bullnoun [C]

uk   us   /bʊl/ FINANCE, STOCK MARKET
someone who expects the price of shares, bonds, currency, etc. to increase, and who buys these investments in order to sell them later for a profit: Bulls believe the US economy is beginning to pick up.
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(Definition of bull from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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