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Synonyms for cull

Synonyms for cull

to make a choice from a number of alternatives

to collect (something) bit by bit

Synonyms for cull

the person or thing that is rejected or set aside as inferior in quality

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remove something that has been rejected

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As is the case with the annual cull of tammar wallabies, land owners could apply for a license to cull on their land.
Seven additional licences were granted last month for culls in parts of Herefordshire, Gloucestershire, Cornwall, Devon and Dorset, following previous cull schemes in three areas of Gloucestershire, Somerset and Dorset.
The bill for policing three years of culls now tops PS6.
Earlier this year Welsh president of the NFU tried to put a badger cull back on the political agenda.
The three-year shark cull bid came after the fisheries staff attempt to catch and kill a huge white shark seen swimming close to Perth beaches earlier in April.
It continued: "The Government's proposed badger cull could begin at any time, despite scientific evidence that slaughtering thousands of England's badgers is unlikely to stop the spread of bovine TB in cattle.
The government gave the goahead to the cull, which is expected to see about 5,000 badgers killed over the next few weeks in Somerset and Gloucestershire, in a bid to tackle bovine tuberculosis which experts believe is passed on to cattle by badgers.
Environment Secretary Owen Paterson is expected to make a Commons statement later on Tuesday confirming that a pilot cull in the South West of England is to be put back until next year.
All the facts state that culling will not reduce TB and farmers will be forced to pay twice for this cull - once for the cull and again for its failure.
All the facts state that culling will not reduce TB and famers will be forced to pay twice for this cull - once for the cull and again for its failure.
Outside-half Gareth Cull missed five out of six penalty attempts and that, coupled with too many turnovers, proved too costly for the Quins.
But that's what I got when I wrote to Jonathan Morgan, AM for Cardiff North, regarding the proposed cull of badgers in Wales.
Whatever area falls within the three kilometres area of the epicenter where avian influenza has been confirmed, we are going to cull all birds.
A badger cull pilot zone is to be set up in a bovine TB hotspot to help combat the spread of the disease in Wales.
Reed, who is usually a centre but was playing this game at scrum-half due to shortages, turned on the style alongside Gareth Cull to bag a victory and a bonus point.