final draft


: a final version of something (such as a document) usually after a lot of editing and rewriting
The final draft is due tomorrow.

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Recent Examples on the Web A few years later, following rewrites, the final draft emphasized critical thinking and included multiple points of view. Jill Tucker, San Francisco Chronicle, 20 Mar. 2023 After months of public feedback, reviews, edits and re-edits, the final draft of a strategic plan designed to guide the San Antonio Independent School District for the next few years was presented to the district’s board. Danya Perez, San Antonio Express-News, 13 Mar. 2023 The motion passed in the Senate by a margin of 195 to 112, and the reforms will now undergo a final draft by a Senate committee in preparation for a final vote in both houses of Parliament. Justin Klawans, The Week, 12 Mar. 2023 Alex Voigt, deputy chief of staff in the mayor’s office, said the final draft that came before the committee was a compromise between some of the changes originally proposed by city staff. Steve Lord, Chicago Tribune, 8 Mar. 2023 The draft will undergo negotiations by the member states between Feb. 27 and March 3, and the final draft will be considered in 2024. Sudiksha Kochi, USA TODAY, 24 Feb. 2023

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“Final draft.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Mar. 2023.

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