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English definition of “write”

write

verb     /raɪt/ (wrote, written)
[I or T] to put letters, numbers or symbols on a piece of paper or a computer screen, using a pen, pencil or keyboard: Write your name and address on the form. The negative figures were written in red.
[T] (also write sth out) to put all the necessary information on a form: They wrote me a cheque for $5,000 in compensation.
[T] INSURANCE to provide insurance: The bank does not write its own insurance but offers building and contents cover through a third party.
[T] IT to record data in the memory of a computer or a disk: write sth to sth The file failed to write to disk because it was too large.
(Definition of write verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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