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Drawdown

The state in which the borrower obtains some of the project financing, usually progressively according to construction expenditures plus IDC.
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Drawdown

1. In construction, a situation in which a company receives part of the funding necessary to complete a project. The company may receive the funding gradually over the course of the project. See also: IDC.

2. The gradual decline in the price of a security or other investment between its high and low over a given period. See also: Bear market.
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But the group said some of the drop could be attributed to the increasing popularity of more flexible draw-down plans, which enable people to release the money they need in stages, rather than taking it as a lump sum.