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noun [countable]     draw pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    a game that ends with both teams or players having the same number of points
    draw with/against:

    A last-minute goal earned Switzerland a 1–1 draw with Italy.

  2. 2
    a way of choosing something such as a name or number by chance
    1. a.
      a game in which a ticket with a name or number on is taken out of a container in order to choose who will win a prize

      a prize draw

    2. b.
      a way of choosing which teams or players will compete against each other by taking names out of a container
  3. 3
    an event or performer that a lot of people will come to see
  4. 4
    the process of sucking in smoke from a cigarette


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