foreign draft

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n foreign draft a bill of exchange that is drawn in one country and made payable in another
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Usage

In literature:

He is managing this war, the draft, foreign relations, and planning a reconstruction of the Union, all at once.
"Lincoln" by Nathaniel Wright Stephenson
Had the new Secretary of State known the instructions which the British Foreign Office was drafting at this moment for Mr. Augustus J.
"Jefferson and his Colleagues" by Allen Johnson
Often had he thought of enlisting again, and getting drafted to a foreign station.
"Rhoda Fleming, Complete" by George Meredith
If I write a business letter to Hang-chow, enclosing a foreign draft, the letter does something.
"Quiet Talks with World Winners" by S. D. Gordon
Consequently great pains were taken at the Chinese Foreign Office to draft a reply to the Wilson Note which would tell its own story.
"The Fight For The Republic in China" by Bertram Lenox Putnam Weale
Now Powel & Co. sell this exchange (draft) on London to a broker or banker doing a foreign business.
"Up To Date Business" by Various
Assume, in this particular case, that the draft has been taken off the shipper's hands by some foreign exchange banker in New York.
"Elements of Foreign Exchange" by Franklin Escher
Draft of Instructions for the Council of Trade and Foreign Plantations, 1672-1674.
"British Committees, Commissions, and Councils of Trade and Plantations, 1622-1675" by Charles M. Andrews
He drew out its report, together with the draft of instructions to our foreign ministers, which it recommended.
"Gouverneur Morris" by Theodore Roosevelt
Foreign and domestic exchange is the issue and cashing of "drafts" for money payments between distant places.
"The Principles of Economics" by Frank A. Fetter
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In news:

First of all, as a female veteran of the United States Armed Forces – I do not think Romney is qualified to attack Obama on his foreign policy particularly when he dodged the draft.
A draft law requiring NGOs that receive outside funding to register as ' foreign agent s' will further limit their political independence.
Thorp , an economist who served three Presidents in domestic and foreign affairs, helped draft the Marshall Plan and was also prominent in business and education, died yesterday at his home in Pelham, Mass.
This well-publicized 100-day crackdown has been planned since the end of 2011, when a draft law on foreign immigration was introduced to the National People's Congress for review.
The Arab League met separately, drafting a tentative plan to send chief Nabil Elaraby and a team of Arab foreign ministers to Gaza on Sunday.
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