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The drain's blocked again.
The war was becoming a serious drain on the nation's resources.
The government pledged to stop the drain of capital overseas.
a chest drain
I hate to think of all that hard work going down the drain!
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the belief that every problem has a solution based in technology
an occasion when a lot of people gather together, especially for a religious festival
any random process, such as a competition in which a name is drawn from a hat
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Definition of drain from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.