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  • noun Plural form of drawcard.


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  • The British rocker was unhappy about being placed in the same time slot as the big name drawcards Empire of the Sun and the Pixies and the lacklustre turnout for his show, news. reports.

    National Nine News 2010

  • The forum discussed ways and means of getting people singing again, at rallies, marches and trade union gatherings; the need for trade unions to access more grass roots singers for meetings; striking the balance between booking big-name drawcards for political events and booking working class performers who sing from conviction born of experience; the creation of an e-list of folk who would be happy to turn up and sing at trade union gatherings; the vital role played by the trade union choirs and the need for folk festivals to nurture the links between music and working class movements.

    Rekindling the Flames of Discontent 2006

  • Every rumour that boxing's stand-out drawcards, Floyd Mayweather Jr and Manny Pacquiao, are going to fight each other comes with a familiar caveat: believe it when the bell goes.

    Floyd Mayweather's camp names date for possible Manny Pacquiao fight 2011

  • Despite the danger the government is looking at ways of turning these dormant monsters into money-spinning tourist drawcards.

    Philippines Attempts to Sell Deadly Volcanoes to Tourists | Impact Lab 2007

  • Taiwan has so much to offer and most travelers pass it by in lieu of other countries with bigger drawcards.

    East Coast Highway to Destroy Taiwan's Last Frontier? Michael Turton 2007

  • Cape Town is one of the country's major tourist drawcards and officials have been working hard to restore the city's image as a paradise with perfect beaches, picturesque wineries and an unspoiled mountain reserve.

    ANC Daily News Briefing 1999

  • The team is to take on the role of tourism ambassadors to punt the drawcards of "Africa's fairest Cape" throughout the 1999 campaign.

    ANC Daily News Briefing 1999

  • He said they had gone to the Waterfront, one of Cape Town's premier tourist drawcards, to do some shopping, but intended to spend as little time there as possible.

    ANC Daily News Briefing 1999

  • Other drawcards for the province were its political history and sporting heros like Vuyani Bungu, who would be using a tourism road show as a victory tour after his 10th defence of his IBF world title in November.

    ANC Daily News Briefing 1997

  • He said well coordinated investment promotion and a stable and transparent macro-economic and political framework were major drawcards for limited investment capital in a fiercely competitive global investment climate.

    ANC Daily News Briefing 1996


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