Meaning of “pullout” in the English Dictionary

"pullout" in British English

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uk /ˈpʊl.aʊt/ us /ˈpʊl.aʊt/

pullout noun (PAGES)

[ C ] also pullout section in a magazine or newspaper, a set of pages that are intended to be taken out and used separately:

a 16-page pullout
There's a pullout on hair care in next week's issue.


uk /ˈpʊl.aʊt/ us /ˈpʊl.aʊt/
pullout bed, table, etc.

a piece of furniture that can be pulled into position when you want to use it and folded away when you do not

(Definition of “pullout” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"pullout" in American English

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pulloutnoun [ C ]

us /ˈpʊlˌɑʊt/

the act of ending involvement in something, esp. in military action:

a troop pullout
His pullout from the race leaves her the likely winner.

(Definition of “pullout” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"pullout" in Business English

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pulloutnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈpʊlaʊt/ us also pull-out

FINANCE the act of stopping being involved in something that you had been involved in, or stopping supporting something that you had supported:

There is a risk of a major pullout by investors.
In announcing its pullout, the company said it had no alternative.

COMMUNICATIONS a part of a newspaper or magazine that can be separated from the main part:

a special two-page pullout on tourism
The Sunday edition of the paper usually has a pull-out section.

(Definition of “pullout” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)