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English definition of “draft”

draft

noun [C] (PLAN)    /drɑːft/ US  /dræft/
B2 a piece of text, a formal suggestion, or a drawing in its original state, often containing the main ideas and intentions but not the developed form: This is only a rough draft - the finished article will have pictures as well. She asked me to check the (first) draft of her proposal.Pieces of writing
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