redraft

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n redraft a draft for the amount of a dishonored draft plus the costs and charges of drafting again
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Redraft (Com) A new bill of exchange which the holder of a protected bill draws on the drawer or indorsers, in order to recover the amount of the protested bill with costs and charges.
    • Redraft A second draft or copy.
    • v. t Redraft rē*drȧft" To draft or draw anew.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • redraft To draft or draw anew.
    • n redraft A second draft or copy.
    • n redraft A new bill of exchange which the holder of a protested bill draws on the drawer or indorsers, by which he reimburses to himself the amount of the protested bill with costs and charges.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Redraft rē-draft′ a second draft or copy: a new bill of exchange which the holder of a protested bill draws on the drawer or endorsers, for the amount of the bill, with costs and charges.
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Usage

In literature:

He pressed his point, redrafted his amendment, and urged its consideration once again.
"Jefferson and his Colleagues" by Allen Johnson
This safeguarding clause reappears in the Bill of 1912, but it has been shortened and redrafted by the Government.
"Home Rule" by Harold Spender
Table I. is a copy or redraft made from older documents during this period.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 3" by Various
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In news:

The government says it will redraft a controversial bill giving "sweeping powers" to police over personal data, following criticism from Nick Clegg and a committee of MPs.
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