Meaning of “lull” in the English Dictionary

"lull" in American English

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lullverb [ T ]

us /lʌl/

to cause someone to feel calm, 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 reduced activity:

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 /lʌl/ us

a short period 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)