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draw

(1) A request that a lender advance funds under a construction or other future-advances loan.

(2) A periodic request by a contractor or subcontractor for a portion of the contract price for a job, usually according to the percentage of completion of the work and the cost of materials and labor.

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During his previous visit to Japan in April 2005, the Dalai Lama met with lawmakers of the inter-party Diet members' league on Tibetan issues, which drew fire from China.
When it was unveiled in Washington, Hi drew fire from reporters on the State Department beat for its conspicuous failure to cover pressing concerns of U.
Robertson's support of Taylor drew fire even from fellow conservatives.
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The series drew fire even before it went into production when Jewish groups claimed it would glorify Hitler.
In his State of the Union Address President Bush spoke in favor of some policies that drew fire from women's rights organizations.