prize draw
A scheme in which prizes are allocated by chance but there is no entry charge or requirement to buy anything.

Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. . 2010.

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  • draw — draw1 [ drɔ ] (past tense drew [ dru ] ; past participle drawn [ drɔn ] ) verb *** ▸ 1 create picture ▸ 2 move slowly/smoothly ▸ 3 pull something ▸ 4 get information from ▸ 5 choose someone/something ▸ 6 compare two things ▸ 7 get particular… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • draw — draw1 W1S1 [dro: US dro:] v past tense drew [dru:] past participle drawn [dro:n US dro:n] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(picture)¦ 2 draw (somebody s) attention 3 draw a conclusion 4 draw a comparison/parallel/distinction etc 5¦(get a reaction)¦ 6¦(attract)¦ 7¦(get… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • draw — I UK [drɔː] / US [drɔ] verb Word forms draw : present tense I/you/we/they draw he/she/it draws present participle drawing past tense drew UK [druː] / US [dru] past participle drawn UK [drɔːn] / US [drɔn] *** 1) a) [intransitive/transitive] to… …   English dictionary

  • prize — prize1 [ praız ] noun count *** 1. ) a reward you get for being successful in a sport, competition, or game, or for being better than others at something. Someone who has won a prize is called a prize winner: the Nobel Prize for chemistry… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • prize — I UK [praɪz] / US noun [countable] Word forms prize : singular prize plural prizes *** 1) a) a reward that you get for being successful in a sport, competition, or game, or for being better than others at something. Someone who has won a prize is …   English dictionary

  • draw — (dr[add]), v. t. [imp. {Drew} (dr[udd]); p. p. {Drawn} (dr[add]n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Drawing}.] [OE. dra[yogh]en, drahen, draien, drawen, AS. dragan; akin to Icel. & Sw. draga, Dan. drage to draw, carry, and prob. to OS. dragan to bear, carry, D.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • draw — [drô] vt. drew, drawn, drawing [ME drawen < OE dragan, akin to ON draga, to drag, Ger tragen, to bear, carry < IE base * dherāgh , to pull, draw along > L trahere, to pull, draw] I indicating traction 1. to make move toward one or along… …   English World dictionary

  • draw lots — {v. phr.} To select at random from a series in order to determine precedents or apportionment. * /The refugees to be evacuated drew lots on who would get a place on the first airplane out of the besieged city./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • draw lots — {v. phr.} To select at random from a series in order to determine precedents or apportionment. * /The refugees to be evacuated drew lots on who would get a place on the first airplane out of the besieged city./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • draw a raffle — phrase to take a ticket out of a container to see who has won a prize Thesaurus: to gamble moneysynonym gambling games and places where gambling takes placehyponym Main entry: draw …   Useful english dictionary

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