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To aim a firearm, or deadly weapon, at a particular target.

To prepare a written bill of exchange, Commercial Paper, draft, or negotiable instrument and place one's signature on it, creating a legal obligation under its terms. To write a document, such as a deed, complaint, or petition, including the essential information necessary to make it legally effective upon its execution by the designated parties.

To lawfully remove money from an account held in a bank, treasury, or other depository.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.


v. 1) to prepare any document. 2) specifically to have prepared and sign a bill of exchange or check.

Copyright © 1981-2005 by Gerald N. Hill and Kathleen T. Hill. All Right reserved.


to write in due form. In relation to a BILL OF EXCHANGE, to draw a bill is to write it (draw it) in such a way that an unconditional order is addressed to another (the drawee).
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Although our complete draw down two-stage raffle is similar to the mechanism proposed by Lange (2006), the important differences in our setting are in that the second-stage proceeds are also added to the prize, and the prize is then divided equally between the charity and the winner.
The reinvention of government advocated by our elected officials brought on the A-76, MEO, and other forms of methodologies designed to respond to the draw down and to crunch the numbers of federal employees.
Because of the difficulty in obtaining loans, however, the co-op decided to draw down the entire amount approved, and use the excess temporarily to purchase Treasury notes.
The initial Equity Draw Down of USD 500,000 will be completed immediately.
Balluun added that under the SSF, the investors undertake to subscribe to or acquire the company's common shares upon Balluun's exercise of a Draw Down Notice.
Republicans who want to draw down billions in federal dollars to reform Medicaid and shore up the state's budget have been running in circles trying to find common ground between Gov.
He said: "If our allies are drawing down more quickly we will look to draw down on a pattern that reflects that."
Under the original agreement Enerji had to draw down a minimum of $12 million in the first 24 months or pay liquidated damages.
Yorkshire Bank's recently launched pounds 100 million invoice finance fund helps SMEs bridge the gap created by late payments by allowing them to draw down up to 85 per cent of the value of the invoice owed to them.
The draw down will slowly increase the flow in the McKenzie from the canal diversion to the Walterville tailrace by about 2,400 cubic feet per second, about a 1 foot rise in the river, EWEB spokesman Joe Harwood said.
Ship said sales of lifetime mortgages had fallen by 2% during the year, with the amount of money unlocked through these plans dropping by 8%, although within this category the sale of draw down policies increased.