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Meaning of “drift” - Learner’s Dictionary

drift

noun     /drɪft/
MOVE [C]
slow, gradual movement from one place to another: the drift of people into Western EuropeSlow and moving slowly
catch/get sb's drift
to understand the general meaning of what someone is sayingMeaning and significanceTypifying, illustrating and exemplifying
PILE [C]
a pile of snow or leaves that has been blown somewhereSnow and iceCold
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