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draftsman

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Pronunciation: /ˈdrɑːf(t)smən
 
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Definition of draftsman in English:

noun (plural draftsmen)

1A person who drafts legal documents: parliamentary draftsmen seem to delight in complicating even the simplest provision
More example sentences
  • This is too complex a matter to be left in the clandestine care of legal draftsmen.
  • He said there were two clear organisations - a supporters group and a political party - and while it may not have pleased a legal draftsman it was the way the party chose to establish itself.
  • The loophole that led to the collapse of the ban had escaped the gaze of the legal draftsmen, the Attorney General and the Cabinet.
2chiefly North American variant spelling of draughtsman.

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