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cull is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of cull in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… required to curate or to cull through …”

meanings of cull


  1. A lobster having only one claw.
  2. A fool, gullible person; a dupe.
  3. An organised killing of selected animals.
  4. A piece unfit for inclusion within a larger group; an inferior specimen.
  5. A selection.
  6. An individual animal selected to be killed, or item of produce to be discarded.


  1. To pick or take someone or something (from a larger group).
  2. To lay off in order to reduce the size of, get rid of.
  3. To gather, collect.
  4. To kill (animals etc).
  5. To select animals from a group and then kill them in order to reduce the numbers of the group in a controlled manner.


  1. A surname​.

cull frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word cull occurs in english on average 1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics cull can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that cull can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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