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drafting

verb
present participle of draft

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1 to pick especially for required military service
  • my grandfather was drafted to fight in a war that he opposed

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2 to put (something) into proper and usually carefully worked out written form
  • draft a letter to the local newspaper giving your views on the problem

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3 to remove (liquid) gradually or completely
  • remember to draft the water from the pool so that we can close it up for the winter

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