What is the difference between Draft and Draught and Drought?




What is the difference between Draft and Draught and Drought? :


Draft : (noun)

(
1 ) Rough preliminary version of something

This is the draft of my speech.

Make a draft of the report to be sent.


(
2 ) Written order to the bank to pay money to someone

It is a draft on the State Bank of India.


(
3 ) Group of people chosen from a larger group for a special purpose

We are sending a fresh draft of doctors and nurses to the worst hit area.



Draught : (noun)

(
1 ) Current of air in a room or some other enclosed space

As the train began to move, a pleasant draught cooled us all down.


(
2 ) One continuous process of swallowing liquid

The amount swallowed

He took a long draught of milk.

He emptied his glass of water at one draught.

Take a deep draught of air into your lungs.



Drought : (noun)

(
1 ) Period of continuous dry weather, when there is not enough water for people’s needs

Last year the state was hit by a severe drought.











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