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English definition of “draw sth down”

draw sth down

verb uk phrasal verb with draw   /drɔː/ us    /drɑː/ (drew, drawn)
to take an amount of money that has been made available: We took out a bank loan which allowed us to draw down sums of money as we needed them. to use part of a supply of goods; to reduce the number or amount of something: The stocks of ammunition were drawn down to almost zero. The president is discussing how quickly we should draw down our troops in the area.
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