Definition of drawdown
1 : a lowering of a water level (as in a reservoir)
2a : the process of depletingb : reduction
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Insurgent groups have been on the offensive ever since the drawdown of NATO troops from the country in 2014.
Reservoirs in the southern basin hold only 20 percent of capacity, and the summer drawdown hasn't begun.
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