Meaning of “draught” in the English Dictionary

"draught" in British English

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draughtnoun

UK US draft uk /drɑːft/ us /dræft/

draughtadjective [ before noun ]

UK US draft uk /drɑːft/ us /dræft/

(Definition of “draught” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"draught" in American English

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draughtnoun [ C ]

us /dræft, drɑft/ Br

draft

(Definition of “draught” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"draught" in Business English

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draughtnoun [ C ]

UK US draft uk /drɑːft/ us TRANSPORT

the distance between the bottom of a ship and the level of the water when the ship is floating

(Definition of “draught” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)