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overdrawnadjective

uk   /ˌəʊ.vəˈdrɔːn/  us   /ˌoʊ.vɚˈdrɑːn/
C1 having taken more money out of your bank account than the account contained, or (of a bank account) having had more money taken from it than was originally in it: They were overdrawn by £150, so they couldn't write any cheques. The account was overdrawn.
overdraw
verb [I or T] uk   /ˌəʊ.vəˈdrɔː/  us   /ˌoʊ.vɚˈdrɑː/ (overdrew, overdrawn)
I overdrew my account by £20.
(Definition of overdrawn from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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overdrawnadjective

 us   /ˌoʊ·vərˈdrɔn/
(of a person) having taken more money out of a bank account than the account contained, or (of a bank account) having had more money taken from it than was originally in it: Your account is overdrawn.
(Definition of overdrawn from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"overdrawn" in Business English

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overdrawnadjective

uk   us   /ˌəʊvəˈdrɔːn/ BANKING
having taken more money out of your bank account than the account contained: overdrawn by $5/$50 etc. They were overdrawn by €150.
an overdrawn account has had more money taken from it than it contained: Banking is free as long as the account is no more than £100 overdrawn.
(Definition of overdrawn from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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