Translation of draught in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /dræft; drɑːft/


  • 1 uncountable/no numerable (storage under pressure) beer on draught cerveza (feminine) de barril (before noun/delante del nombre) [beer/cider] de barril
  • 2 countable/numerable [literary/literario] 2.1 (of water, beer) trago (masculine); (of air) bocanada (feminine) 2.2 (of drug) a draught of poison un bebedizo a sleeping draught una pócima para dormir
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    • Loft insulation prevents heat from rising and going straight through the roof, while draught proofing cuts out unpleasant draughts from around windows, external doors, letterboxes, keyholes and cat flaps.
    • He offered her a small wave, then left, shutting the door so quickly that it blew a draught across the room.
    • The medical bay was actually an old khaki army tent, so whenever the breeze blew a draught came through the front entrance flaps.
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    • He filled three cups from a large flask, passing them round and drinking a long draught from his own, before introducing himself as Seth.
    • Then they gave him a groat, which he put in his pocket; a crust of bread, which he ate; and a full bowl of ale, which he drank off at a draught.
    • He ended, and emptied his tankard in a single draught.
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    • He produced a bottle of wine, took a deep draught, and burst into a heartfelt rendition of Je Ne Regrette Rien.
    • Time to pull myself together, swig a good deep draught of Andrew's Liver Salts, and get cracking.
    • He took a deep draught from his mug, setting it down empty.
  • 3 (British English/inglés británico) draft1

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