Focus on the pronunciation of write-off
English definition of “write-off”
/ˈraɪtɒf/ noun [C]
› FINANCE, ACCOUNTING an amount of money that has been lost, for example, from a bad investment or a debt that will never be paid, shown as a loss in a company's accounts: asset/bad-debt/goodwill write-offs The credit card company projected that bad-debt write-offs would be $4.9 billion. charitable/tax write-offs → Compare charge-off
› UK INSURANCE a vehicle that is too damaged to repair: Her car is a complete write-off.