Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
draft /dræf /
  • danh từ
    • cặn
    • nước vo gạo, nước rửa bát (để nấu cho lợn...)
    • bã lúa mạch (sau khi ủ bia)[drɑ:ft]
    • danh từ
      • bản phác thảo, bản phác hoạ, đồ án, sơ đồ thiết kế; bản dự thảo một đạo luật...)
      • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), (quân sự) chế độ quân dịch
      • (thương nghiệp) sự lấy ra, sự rút (tiền...) ra (bằng ngân phiếu...)
        • to make a draft on...: lấy ra, rút ra (tiền...); (nghĩa bóng) nhờ vào, cậy vào, kêu gọi (tình bạn, lòng đại lượng của ai...)
      • (thương nghiệp) hối phiếu
      • (quân sự) phân đội, biệt phái, phân đội tăng cường
      • (kỹ thuật) gió lò
      • sự kéo
        • beasts of draft: súc vật kéo (xe...)
      • (kiến trúc) sự vạch cỡ; cỡ vạch (dọc theo bờ đá để xây gờ...)
      • ngoại động từ
        • phác thảo, phác hoạ; dự thảo (một đạo luật...)
        • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), (quân sự) bắt quân dịch, thực hiện chế độ quân dịch đối với
        • (quân sự) lấy ra, rút ra (một phân đội... để làm công tác biệt phái...)
        • (kiến trúc) vạch cỡ (bờ đá, để xây gờ...)
      Concise Dictionary
      +a document ordering the payment of money; drawn by one person or bank on another
      +a current of air (usually coming into a room or vehicle)
      +a preliminary sketch of a design or picture
      +a serving of drink (usually alcoholic) drawn from a keg
      +preliminary version of a written work
      +the depth of a vessel's keel below the surface (especially when loaded)
      +a regulator for controlling the flow of air in a fireplace
      +a dose of liquid medicine
      +compulsory military service
      +a large and hurried swallow
      +the act of moving a load by drawing or pulling
      +draw up an outline or sketch for something
      +engage somebody to enter the army
      +make a blueprint of

      Thesaurus Dictionary
      1 plan, sketch, drawing, outline, rough (sketch), blueprint, diagram, prospectus:
      We must have the draft of the new design by morning.
      2 bill of exchange, cheque, money order, postal order; letter of credit:
      Our customer issued a draft in full payment.
      3 sketch, delineate, outline, design, plan, frame, block out, compose, diagram, draw (up):
      The art department has drafted the layout for the new encyclopedia.
      Advanced English Dictionary
      noun, adjective, verb
      + noun
      1 [C] a rough written version of sth that is not yet in its final form: I've made a rough draft of the letter. + This is only the first draft of my speech. + the final draft (= the final version) + The legislation is still in draft form. + a draft constitution / treaty / agreement
      2 [C] (finance) a written order to a bank to pay money to sb: Payment must be made by bank draft drawn on a UK bank.
      3 (the draft) [sing.] (especially AmE) = CONSCRIPTION
      4 [sing.] (AmE) a system in which professional teams in some sports choose players each year from among college students: He was the fourth player chosen in the 1992 draft, but the first of his class to reach the major leagues.
      5 [C] (AmE) = DRAUGHT
      + adjective (AmE) = DRAUGHT
      + verb (also draught especially in BrE) [VN]
      1 to write the first rough version of sth such as a letter, speech, or book: to draft a constitution / contract / bill + I'll draft a letter for you.
      2 [+adv./prep.] to choose people and send them somewhere for a special task: Extra police are being drafted in to control the crowds.
      3 [usually passive] (AmE) = CONSCRIPT: He had been drafted to fight in the Vietnam war. + They were drafted into the army.
      Collocation Dictionary


      early, first, initial, original, preliminary | rough | final

      VERB + DRAFT

      draw up, prepare, produce, write
      She produced an initial draft of her plans.
      | approve
      The preliminary draft of the agreement has been approved.

      DRAFT + NOUN

      agreement, bill, budget, constitution, contract, document, law, legislation, letter, plan, proposal, report, treaty


      in a/the ~
      These details were not included in the preliminary draft.


      in draft form
      The document is still in draft form.



      carefully, properly | badly, poorly
      Some of the clauses in the contract had been very poorly drafted.

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