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"CD-RW" in British English

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CD-RWnoun [C]

uk   /ˌsiː.diː.ɑːˈdʌb.əl.juː/  us   /ˌsiː.diː.ɑːrˈdʌb.əl.juː/
abbreviation forcompactdisc re-writable: an ​emptycompactdisc that you can use to ​recordinformation on and ​readinformation from, using a ​specialtype of drive (= ​computerdevice): This ​softwareallows you to write ​files from ​compatible CD-RW ​drives.
(Definition of CD-RW from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"CD-RW" in Business English

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CD-RWnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˌsiːdiːɑːˈdʌbljuː/ IT
abbreviation for compact disc-rewritable: a ​smalldisc that ​holds large ​amounts of ​data that can be ​changed: If your ​computer is ​equipped with a CD recorder that ​supports CD rewritable (CD-RW) ​discs, you can ​erase and then ​reuse the rewritable ​disc.
(Definition of CD-RW from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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