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draw

noun [C]
 
 
/drɔː/
someone or something that attracts a lot of people: With an ice rink and indoor turf field, the complex has been popular and a draw for out-of-town visitors.a big/huge draw As in China, the big draw is India's massive and lucrative domestic market potential.
[usually singular] an act of using some of the supply of something, especially oil or gas, or the amount that is used: Oil prices continued to rise yesterday amid fears that figures from America will show another big draw on stocks.
something that uses up part of a supply of something: The training program is a draw on all our resources.
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