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Job

A job, employment, work or occupation, is a person's role in society. More specifically, a job is an activity, often regular and often performed in exchange for payment ("for a living").
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Bull

A bull is an intact (i.e., not castrated) adult male of the species Bos taurus. More muscular and aggressive than the females of the same species, the cows, bulls have long been an important symbol in many cultures, and play a significant role in beef ranching, dairy farming, and a variety of other cultural activities, including bullfighting and bull riding.
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Job

A regular activity performed in exchange for payment, especially as one's trade, occupation, or profession
Her job is doing drug research.
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Bull

An uncastrated male bovine animal
Bull calves
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Job

A position of employment
How many jobs are open at the factory?.
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Bull

A bullseye
Aim for the bull!
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Job

A task that must be done
Let's finish this job before we start another.
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Bull

A person who buys shares hoping to sell them at a higher price later.
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Job

A specified duty or responsibility
Your job is to watch the kids while we're away.
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Bull

A papal edict
The Pope issued a bull of excommunication
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Job

(Informal) A difficult or strenuous task
It's a real job getting people to help out at these events.
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Bull

Stupid or untrue talk or writing; nonsense
Much of what he says is sheer bull
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Job

A specific piece of work to be done for a set fee
An expensive repair job.
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Bull

Push or move powerfully or violently
He bulled the motor cycle clear of the tunnel
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Job

The object to be worked on
Those overgrown shrubs are a big job.
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Bull

(of a cow) behave in a manner characteristic of being on heat.
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Job

Something resulting from or produced by work
I like the job they did on those shrubs.
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Bull

An adult male bovine mammal.
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Job

An operation done to improve one's appearance, or the result of such an operation. Often used in combination
A face job.
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Bull

The uncastrated adult male of domestic cattle.
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Job

(Computers) A program application that may consist of several steps but is performed as a single logical unit.
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Bull

The adult male of certain other large animals, such as alligators, elephants, moose, or whales.
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Job

(Informal) A state of affairs
Their marriage was a bad job from the start. It's a good job that we left early to avoid the traffic.
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Bull

An exceptionally large, strong, and aggressive person.
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Job

(Informal) A criminal act, especially a robbery
A bank job.
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Bull

An optimist, especially regarding business conditions.
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Job

(Informal) An example of a specified type, especially of something made or constructed. Often used in combination
A new building that is just another glass and steel job.
A cowboy hat that is one of those ten-gallon jobs.
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Bull

A person who buys commodities or securities in anticipation of a rise in prices or who tries by speculative purchases to effect such a rise.
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Job

A jab.
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Bull

(Slang) A police officer or detective.
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Job

See Table at Bible.
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Bull

Foolish, deceitful, or boastful language.
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Job

To work at odd jobs.
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Bull

Insolent talk or behavior.
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Job

To work by the piece.
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Bull

An official document issued by the pope and sealed with a bulla.
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Job

To act as a jobber.
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Bull

The bulla used to seal such a document.
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Job

To purchase (merchandise) from manufacturers and sell it to retailers.
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Bull

A gross blunder in logical speech or expression.
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Job

To arrange for (contracted work) to be done in portions by others; subcontract.
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Bull

See Taurus.
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Job

To transact (official business) dishonestly for private profit.
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Bull

To push; force.
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Job

To jab or make a jab.
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Bull

To push ahead or through forcefully
"He bulls through the press horde that encircles the car" (Scott Turow).
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Job

A task.
I've got a job for you - could you wash the dishes?
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Bull

Male.
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Job

An economic role for which a person is paid.
That surgeon has a great job.
He's been out of a job since being made redundant in January.
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Bull

Large and strong like a bull.
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Job

(in noun compounds) Plastic surgery.
He had had a nose job.
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Bull

Characterized by rising prices
A bull market.
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Job

(in noun compounds) A sex act.
Hand job
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Bull

An adult male of domesticated cattle or oxen.
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Job

(computing) A task, or series of tasks, carried out in batch mode (especially on a mainframe computer).
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Bull

Specifically, one that is uncastrated.
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Job

A sudden thrust or stab; a jab.
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Bull

A male of domesticated cattle or oxen of any age.
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Job

A public transaction done for private profit; something performed ostensibly as a part of official duty, but really for private gain; a corrupt official business.
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Bull

Any adult male bovine.
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Job

Any affair or event which affects one, whether fortunately or unfortunately.
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Bull

An adult male of certain large mammals, such as whales, elephants, camels and seals.
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Job

(colloquial) A thing (often used in a vague way to refer to something whose name one cannot recall).
Pass me that little job with the screw thread on it.
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Bull

A large, strong man.
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Job

The police as a profession, act of policing, or an individual police officer.
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Bull

(finance) An investor who buys (commodities or securities) in anticipation of a rise in prices.
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Job

(intransitive) To do odd jobs or occasional work for hire.
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Bull

(slang) A policeman.
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Job

(intransitive) To work as a jobber.
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Bull

(US) Specifically, a policeman employed in a railroad yard.
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Job

To take the loss.
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Bull

An elderly lesbian.
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Job

To buy and sell for profit, as securities; to speculate in.
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Bull

A crown coin; its value, {{5 shillings.}}
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Job

To subcontract a project or delivery in small portions to a number of contractors.
We wanted to sell a turnkey plant, but they jobbed out the contract to small firms.
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Bull

(UK) bullseye
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Job

(intransitive) To seek private gain under pretence of public service; to turn public matters to private advantage.
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Bull

The central portion of a target, inside the inner and magpie.
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Job

To strike or stab with a pointed instrument.
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Bull

A man or boy (derived from the Philadelphia English pronunciation of “boy”, which is practically a homophone of “bull”)
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Job

To thrust in, as a pointed instrument.
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Bull

Clipping of bullshit
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Job

To hire or let in periods of service.
To job a carriage
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Bull

A man who has sex with another man's wife or girlfriend with the consent of both.
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Job

A sudden thrust or stab; a jab.
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Bull

(obsolete) A drink made by pouring water into a cask that previously held liquor.
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Job

A piece of chance or occasional work; any definite work undertaken in gross for a fixed price; as, he did the job for a thousand dollars.
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Bull

A papal bull, an official document or edict from the Pope.
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Job

A public transaction done for private profit; something performed ostensibly as a part of official duty, but really for private gain; a corrupt official business.
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Bull

A seal affixed to a document, especially a document from the Pope.
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Job

Any affair or event which affects one, whether fortunately or unfortunately.
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Bull

A lie.
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Job

A situation or opportunity of work; as, he lost his job.
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Bull

Nonsense.
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Job

A task, or the execution of a task; as, Michelangelo did a great job on the David statue.
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Bull

(obsolete) A bubble.
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Job

A task or coordinated set of tasks for a multitasking computer, submitted for processing as a single unit, usually for execution in background. See job control language.
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Bull

Large and strong, like a bull.
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Job

The hero of the book of that name in the Old Testament; the prototypical patient man.
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Bull

(of large mammals) Adult male.
A bull elephant
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Job

To strike or stab with a pointed instrument.
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Bull

(finance) Of a market in which prices are rising (compare bear).
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Job

To thrust in, as a pointed instrument.
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Bull

Stupid.
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Job

To do or cause to be done by separate portions or lots; to sublet (work); as, to job a contract.
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Bull

To force oneself (in a particular direction).
He bulled his way in.
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Job

To buy and sell, as a broker; to purchase of importers or manufacturers for the purpose of selling to retailers; as, to job goods.
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Bull

To be in heat; to be ready for mating with a bull.
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Job

To hire or let by the job or for a period of service; as, to job a carriage.
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Bull

To mate with a cow or heifer.
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Job

To do chance work for hire; to work by the piece; to do petty work.
Authors of all work, to job for the season.
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Bull

To endeavour to raise the market price of.
To bull railroad bonds
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Job

To seek private gain under pretense of public service; to turn public matters to private advantage.
And judges job, and bishops bite the town.
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Bull

To endeavour to raise prices in.
To bull the market
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Job

To carry on the business of a jobber in merchandise or stocks.
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Bull

To publish in a Papal bull
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Job

The principal activity in your life that you do to earn money;
He's not in my line of business
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Bull

To mock; to cheat.
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Job

A specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific fee;
Estimates of the city's loss on that job ranged as high as a million dollars
The job of repairing the engine took several hours
The endless task of classifying the samples
The farmer's morning chores
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Bull

(intransitive) To lie, to tell untruths.
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Job

The performance of a piece of work;
She did an outstanding job as Ophelia
He gave it up as a bad job
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Bull

To polish boots to a high shine.
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Job

The responsibility to do something;
It is their job to print the truth
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Bull

The male of any species of cattle (Bovidæ); hence, the male of any large quadruped, as the elephant; also, the male of the whale.
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Job

A workplace; as in the expression
On the job
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Bull

One who, or that which, resembles a bull in character or action.
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Job

An object worked on; a result produced by working;
He held the job in his left hand and worked on it with his right
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Bull

Taurus, the second of the twelve signs of the zodiac.
At last from Aries rolls the bounteous sun,And the bright Bull receives him.
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Job

A state of difficulty that needs to be resolved;
She and her husband are having problems
It is always a job to contact him
Urban problems such as traffic congestion and smog
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Bull

A ludicrously false statement; nonsense. Also used as an expletive.
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Job

A damaging piece of work;
Dry rot did the job of destroying the barn
The barber did a real job on my hair
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Bull

A seal. See Bulla.
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Job

A crime (especially a robbery);
The gang pulled off a bank job in St. Louis
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Bull

A letter, edict, or respect, of the pope, written in Gothic characters on rough parchment, sealed with a bulla, and dated "a die Incarnationis," i. e., "from the day of the Incarnation." See Apostolical brief, under Brief.
A fresh bull of Leo's had declared how inflexible the court of Rome was in the point of abuses.
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Job

A Jewish hero in the Old Testament who maintained his faith in God in spite of afflictions that tested him
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Bull

A grotesque blunder in language; an apparent congruity, but real incongruity, of ideas, contained in a form of expression; so called, perhaps, from the apparent incongruity between the dictatorial nature of the pope's bulls and his professions of humility.
And whereas the papist boasts himself to be a Roman Catholic, it is a mere contradiction, one of the pope's bulls, as if he should say universal particular; a Catholic schimatic.
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Job

Any long-suffering person who withstands affliction without despairing
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Bull

Of or pertaining to a bull; resembling a bull; male; large; fierce.
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Job

(computer science) a program application that may consist of several steps but is a single logical unit
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Bull

To be in heat; to manifest sexual desire as cows do.
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Job

A book in the Old Testament containing Job's pleas to God about his afflictions and God's reply
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Bull

Uncastrated adult male of domestic cattle
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Job

Profit privately from public office and official business
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Bull

A large and strong and heavyset man;
He was a bull of a man
A thick-skinned bruiser ready to give as good as he got
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Job

Arranged for contracted work to be done by others
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Bull

Obscene words for unacceptable behavior;
I put up with a lot of bullshit from that jerk
What he said was mostly bull
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Job

Work occasionally;
As a student I jobbed during the semester breaks
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Bull

A serious and ludicrous blunder;
He made a bad bull of the assignment
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Job

Invest at a risk;
I bought this house not because I want to live in it but to sell it later at a good price, so I am speculating
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Bull

Uncomplimentary terms for a policeman
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Bull

An investor with an optimistic market outlook; an investor who expects prices to rise and so buys now for resale later
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Bull

(astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Taurus
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Bull

The second sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about April 20 to May 20
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Bull

The center of a target
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Bull

A formal proclamation issued by the pope (usually written in antiquated characters and sealed with a leaden bulla)
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Bull

Mature male of various mammals of which the female is called `cow'; e.g. whales or elephants or especially cattle
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Bull

Push or force;
He bulled through his demands
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Bull

Try to raise the price of stocks through speculative buying
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Bull

Talk through one's hat;
The politician was not well prepared for the debate and faked it
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Bull

Advance in price;
Stocks were bulling
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