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write sth down

phrasal verb with write
 
 
/raɪt/ verb (wrote, written)
ACCOUNTING, FINANCE to show a reduction in the value of an asset in a company's accounts, usually because it is no longer worth as much as it was before: The company was forced to write down $450m after a revaluation of its assets. →  See also depreciate
to record something on a piece of paper: Did you write down his phone number? →  See also write-down →  Compare write sth up
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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