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pull out


      vb   adv  
1    tr   to extract  
2    intr   to depart  
the train pulled out of the station     
3      (Military)   to withdraw or escape or be withdrawn or rescued, as from a difficult situation  
the troops were pulled out of the ruined city     
4    intr     (of a motor vehicle, driver, etc.)  
a    to draw away from the side of the road  
b    to draw out from behind another vehicle to overtake  
5    intr   to abandon a position or situation, esp. a dangerous or embarrassing one  
6    foll by: of   to level out or cause to level out (from a dive)  
7    an extra leaf of a book that folds out  
8    a removable section of a magazine, etc.  
9    a flight manoeuvre during which an aircraft levels out after a dive  
10    a withdrawal from a position or situation, esp. a dangerous or embarrassing one  
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pull out

abandon, back off, depart, evacuate, leave, quit, rat on, retreat, stop participating, withdraw  

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Dictionnaire Collaboratif     Anglais Définition
use the authority given by a position (in society, in a company etc.) to determine someone to act in a certain manner
E.g: He is not eager to attend the event, but he has to be there because his boss pulled rank on him.
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