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Meaning of “drawing” - Learner’s Dictionary

drawing

noun     /ˈdrɔːɪŋ/
PICTURE [C]
A2 a picture made with a pencil or pen: There were some children's drawings pinned up on the wall.Painting, drawing and printingArtistic styles and genres
ACTIVITY [U]
A2 the skill or activity of making pictures using a pencil or pen: Do you want to do some drawing?Painting, drawing and printing
NUMBER/TICKET [C] US ( mainly UK draw)
a competition that is decided by choosing a particular ticket or numberMiscellaneous games and activitiesGambling and bookmakingTaking risks
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