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English definition of “drawstring”

drawstring

noun [C] uk   /ˈdrɔː.strɪŋ/ us    /ˈdrɑː-/
a thread or string that goes through an opening especially in the top of a bag or the waist of a piece of clothing and can be pulled to fasten it or make it tighterCords, ropes, cables and stringParts of clothes
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