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English definition of “write in”

write in

verb uk phrasal verb with write   /raɪt/ (wrote, written or old use writ) us  
to write a letter to a newspaper, television company, or other organization, to express an opinion or ask something: [+ to infinitive] People have written in to complain about the show. [+ -ing verb] Thousands of people wrote in to the BBC asking for an information sheet.
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