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draft

 [draft]
a potion or dose.

draft

(draft),
1. A current of air in a confined space.
2. A quantity of liquid medicine ordered as a single dose.
Synonym(s): draught

draft

(draft)
1. A current of air in a confined space.
2. A quantity of liquid medicine ordered as a single dose.

draft

(draft)
1. A current of air in a confined space.
2. A quantity of liquid medicine ordered as a single dose. Also spelled draught.

draft,

n See draw.
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As per Article 544, acceptance by intervention shall take place in all cases where the holder of an acceptable bill of exchange has a right of recourse prior to the maturity date.
1) Process the International Bill of Exchange through the collection department of your bank.
Here's how it was formulated in Article 270 of the Romanian Commercial Code the definition of bill of exchange: "the bill of exchange including the bond of paiment or the bond the pay to be done at maturity the estabilised amount to the person which appearance.
10) A draft is a bill of exchange where the issuer (drawer) requires another (the drawee) to repay the sum on the bill by the due date.
And just as there are two ways of paying the money to the banker, there are also two ways in which he can pay: one, in cash; the other, without utilizing currency and by doing one of the following: by transferring the amount to the bank account of one of the bank's debtors, from where it shall be charged; by furnishing a bill of exchange for a place where the creditor prefers; by setting up the bank as debtor for that sum in relation to the creditor who wishes the money to be paid into the account he has in the bank, or in relation to others to whom the creditor transfers the credit and they prefer to enter the amount into their bank account, or pay with it a debt that they have with the bank.
At the Central Bank, a standard bill of exchange and a large value-transfer system were established in 2003 enabled the institution to have a payments system meeting all international standards.
The strength of a bill of exchange, providing it is carefully and correctly drawn up, is that it provides a high ``comfort factor'' to those responsible for company finances, offering good risk management and the possibility of improved cash flow.