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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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12 on Silvio Berlusconi's Mediaset web Canale 5 and quickly drew fire from TV critics.
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