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English definition of “drawstring”

drawstring

noun [C]     /ˈdrɔː.strɪŋ/ US  /ˈdrɑː-/
a thread or string that goes through an opening especially in the top of a bag or the waist of a piece of clothing and can be pulled to fasten it or make it tighter Cords, ropes, cables and stringParts of clothes
(Definition of drawstring noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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