[ree-draft, -drahft]


a second draft or drawing.
Finance. a draft on the drawer or endorsers of a protested bill of exchange for the amount of the bill plus the costs and charges.

Nearby words

  1. redound,
  2. redout,
  3. redowa,
  4. redox,
  5. redpoll,
  6. redraw,
  7. redress,
  8. redress the balance,
  9. redressal,
  10. redroot

Origin of redraft

First recorded in 1675–85; re- + draft Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for redraft


noun (ˈriːˌdrɑːft)

a second draft
a bill of exchange drawn on the drawer or endorser of a protested bill by the holder for the amount of the protested bill plus costs and charges
a re-exported commodity

verb (riːˈdrɑːft) (intr)

to make a second copy of; draft againto redraft proposals for a project
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