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English definition of “write-back”

write-back

noun [C]
 
 
ACCOUNTING, FINANCE
an amount added to a company's profit for a particular period relating to a possible future cost that will not now have to be paid: The bank's profit was helped by the write-back of a $27.6m bad-debt provision.
(Definition of write-back from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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