pulling out

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Noun1.pulling out - a method of birth control in which coitus is initiated but the penis is deliberately withdrawn before ejaculation
birth control, birth prevention, family planning - limiting the number of children born
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he said, and was just pulling out the letters to read them through, but he thought better of it, and put off reading them so as not to distract his attention before looking at the mare.
My first impression was that they were in the very act of pulling out from the bay; and that, after all my exertions, I had come too late.
With Serena Williams and defending champion Victoria Azarenka pulling out, the 2011 French Open champion is now the top seed at the WTA Premier 5 event, which started yesterday at the Khalifa International Tennis and Squash Complex.