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Definition of "pullout" []

  • A withdrawal, especially of troops. (noun)
  • Change from a dive to level flight. Used of an aircraft. (noun)
  • An object designed to be pulled out. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "pullout" in a sentence
  • "In a debate October 21, he said, “I have a quote form [General David] Petraeus in the office under plastic: ‘the threat of a troop pullout is useful.’”"
  • "And yet those letterforms somehow convey an immediacy — in pullout quotes or strips of bulletin text."
  • "Michael O'Hanlon, national security expert at the Brookings Institution, a nonpartisan think tank, said he believes Americans will make a serious assessment at the end of 2010 as to whether a pullout is necessary."
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