Focus on the pronunciation of drawee
English definition of “drawee”
/drɔːˈiː/ noun [C]
› (also drawee bank) BANKING the bank that pays the amount of money that is written on a cheque or bank draft by the owner of an account at that bank: A drawee is responsible for knowing his drawer’s signature and cannot recoup from the person who presented the draft if it turns out that the drawer’s signature was forged.
› FINANCE, COMMERCE the person or company that accepts and pays the amount of money written on a bill of exchange (= document used in trade that orders payment for goods or services): When a bill of exchange is drawn by a seller on a buyer, the buyer becomes the drawee, the person upon whom the bill is drawn. → Compare drawer, payee