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Present participle for to gather or collect
“At gathering time, entire families were hired to pick and cull the crops, which were sold at the farmers markets.”
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Present participle for to choose or gather
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“The list of thirty-eight downgraded or seriously questioned works has been culled from a wide variety of specialist publications.”
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Present participle for to select animals from a group and then kill them in order to reduce the numbers of the group in a controlled manner
“Calls have been made to cull the geese, who have grown rapidly in population in the last few years on Bedford's Embankment.”
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Present participle for to discard or get rid off as unwanted
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“Checking in on my email weekly helped me cull the junk and not feel like I was lightyears behind when I came back.”
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Present participle for select a quotation
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Present participle for to produce (a list or book) by assembling information collected from other sources
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Present participle for to earn through work or effort
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Present participle for to remove or extract (something) by grasping and exerting force on it
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Present participle for arrange systematically in groups; separate according to type
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Present participle for catch hold of and pull quickly
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Present participle for to sieve or strain something by passing it through a filter
Noun
The act of making a choice
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Forcible eviction
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Population management
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The process or period of gathering in crops
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A range of things from which a choice may be made
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