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1draft/ˈdræft/
British/ˈdrɑːft/noun
pluraldrafts
1draft
/ˈdræft/British/ˈdrɑːft/
noun
pluraldrafts
Learner's definition of DRAFT  
[count]  : a version of something (such as a document) that you make before you make the final version
[count] 
USdraft or Britishdraught
: cool air moving in a closed space (such as a room)
US [count] 
: a system in which young people are required to join the armed forces of a country for a period of service — usually singular — often used before another noun
   b  : a system by which professional sports teams choose players from college or high school teams — usually singular — often used before another noun
[count]formal + literary 
USdraft or Britishdraught
: an act of drinking something
also  : the amount swallowed at one time
[count] 
USdraft or Britishdraught
: a beer that is stored in and poured from a large container
: an order for the payment of money from a person or bank to another person or bank
[count]
[noncount]
technical 
USdraftor Britishdraught
 
: the depth of water that a boat needs in order to be able to float
[count]
— usually singular
[noncount]
   b  [noncount]  : the depth of the water in a river, channel, etc.
draught [count]British  : 2checker

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(US)of beeror Britishon draught
: stored in and poured from a large container instead of in individual bottles or cans
2draft/ˈdræft/
British/ˈdrɑːft/adjective
2draft
/ˈdræft/British/ˈdrɑːft/
adjective
Learner's definition of DRAFT  
always used before a noun
of an animal 
USdraft or Britishdraught
: used for pulling heavy loads
of beer 
USdraft or Britishdraught
: stored in and poured from a large container
: not yet in the final form
3draft/ˈdræft/
British/ˈdrɑːft/verb
draftsdrafteddrafting
3draft
/ˈdræft/British/ˈdrɑːft/
verb
draftsdrafteddrafting
Learner's definition of DRAFT  
[+ object]
: to make a version of (something, such as a document or plan) that will need more work in order to be finished
: to choose (someone) for a special purpose — often used as (be/get) drafted
   b  US  : to officially order (someone) to join the armed forces — often used as (be/get) drafted
   c  US  : to choose (someone) to play on a professional sports team — often used as (be/get) drafted
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