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English definition of “draw on sth”

draw on sth

phrasal verb with draw     /drɔː/ US  /drɑː/ verb (drew, drawn)
C1 to use information or your knowledge of something to help you do something: His novels draw heavily on his childhood. She had a wealth of experience to draw on.Using and misusing
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