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English definition of “draft”

draft

noun [C] (MONEY)    /drɑːft/ US  /dræft/
a written order for money to be paid by a bank, especially to another bank: I arranged for some money to be sent from London to Madrid by banker's draft.Forms of money and methods of payment
(Definition of draft noun (MONEY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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