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write sth down

phrasal verb with write uk   us   /raɪt/ verb (wrote, written or old use writ)

(ON PAPER)

B1 to write something on a piece of paper so that you do not forget it: Did you write down Jo's phone number?

(FINANCE)

to show in a company's accounts (= financial records) that something is worth less than it was before: The building cost £700,000 to build, but it was written down to £300,000.
Translations of “write sth down”
in Chinese (Traditional) 寫下, 記下…
in Russian записывать…
in Turkish not almak, not tutmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 写下, 记下…
in Polish zapisywać coś…
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