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"lull" in British English

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lullverb [T]

uk   us   /lʌl/

lullnoun [C]

uk   us   /lʌl/
a ​shortperiod of ​calm in which little ​happens: There has been a lull in the ​fighting. a lull in the ​conversation/​traffic
(Definition of lull from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"lull" in American English

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lullverb [T]

 us   /lʌl/
to ​cause someone to ​feelcalm, ​sleepy, or ​safe: The ​music lulled the ​infant to ​sleep. We were all lulled into ​thinking they wouldn't do anything.

lullnoun [C]

 us   /lʌl/
a ​period of ​quiet or ​reducedactivity: a lull in the ​conversation
(Definition of lull from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"lull" in Business English

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lullnoun [C]

uk   us   /lʌl/
a ​shortperiod of calm in which little ​happens: After the summer lull, ​business has ​picked up again this month.a lull in sth I waited for a lull in the ​proceedings to pop out for a quick cigarette.
(Definition of lull from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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