Maker or writer of a bill of exchange (check, draft, letter of credit, etc.) who directs the drawee (such as a bank) to pay the stated amount to a third party (the payee). In documentary credit, the drawer is the beneficiary of a letter of credit. Also called writer.

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  • I opened the drawer only to find that my keys were gone and my teenage son had taken the car out again without permission.

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  • When writing up an important document it is important that the drawer fully understands everything that is in the new deal.

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  • When you are doing a big deal you need to have someone you trust be the drawer of the bill so you know it is correct.

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