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Oxford dictionary definition of the word draft:
1a preliminary version of a piece of writing:
the first draft of the party’s manifesto
a draft document
a plan, sketch, or rough drawing:
a manuscript draft representing the explorer’s latest findings
[mass noun] Computing a mode of operation of a printer in which text is produced rapidly but with relatively low definition.
2a written order to pay a specified sum.
3 (the draft) US compulsory recruitment for military service:
25 million men were subject to the draft
North American a procedure whereby sports players are made available for selection or reselection by the teams in a league, usually with the earlier choices being given to the weaker teams:
the White Sox chose him in the 13th round of the 1990 draft
rare a group or individual selected from a larger group for a special duty, e.g. for military service:
the draft and I were sent to the barracks near Folkestone
4US spelling of draught (noun).
1prepare a preliminary version of (a document):
I drafted a letter of resignation
2select (a person or group of people) and bring them somewhere for a certain purpose:
riot police were drafted in to break up the blockade
US conscript (someone) for military service:
he was drafted in 1938
North American select (a player) for a sports team through the draft:
he was drafted by Winnipeg and traded the following spring
US spelling of draught (adjective).