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drawing board

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Design
drawing boardˈdrawing board noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 (go) back to the drawing board2 on the drawing board3 AVDDRAWa large flat board that artists and designers work on
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drawing boardNow there was a solution, that is, if it ever got off the drawing board.A remake of the movie is on the drawing board.Additional programs in international studies and telecommunications were on the drawing board.They must go back to the drawing board and review the whole of youth training.For San Jose, it was back to the drawing board.It already had a well-developed product on the market, whilst its rivals were struggling to get one on to the drawing board.
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