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British English: /drɑːft/
American English: /dræft/

Translation of draft in French:


  • 2before n (gen) (Law) (preliminary)
    (agreement, resolution, version)
    draft legislation/report
    avant-projet (m) de loi/de rapport
  • 4 (American English) (Military) (conscription)
    service (m) militaire

transitive verb

  • 1
    faire le brouillon de
    (letter, article, speech)
    faire l'avant-projet de
    (contract, law, plan)
  • 2 (American English) (Military) (conscript)
    into dans
  • 3 (British English) (transfer)
    (personnel) to auprès de from de
    he's been drafted to India
    il a été détaché pour l'Inde
  • 5 (American English) (choose)to draft somebody to do
    charger quelqu'un de faire

Phrasal verbs

draft in

(British English)
draft in [somebody], draft [somebody] in
faire venir, amener
(personnel, experts, police) to do pour faire

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