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rewriteverb [T]

 us   /riˈrɑɪt/ (past tense rewrote  /riˈroʊt/ , past participle rewritten  /riˈrɪt·ən/ )
writing to write a ​book, ​speech, etc. again to ​improve or ​change it or to ​correctinformation in it
rewrite
noun [C]  us   /ˈri·rɑɪt/
writing The ​producer says the last ​scene in the ​playneeds a rewrite.
(Definition of rewrite from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “rewrite”
in Korean 다시쓰다…
in Arabic يُعيد الكِتابة…
in Malaysian menulis kembali…
in French récrire…
in Russian переписывать…
in Chinese (Traditional) 重寫, 改寫, 修改…
in Italian riscrivere…
in Turkish yeniden yazmak…
in Polish przerobić, przeredagować…
in Spanish reescribir…
in Vietnamese viết lại…
in Portuguese reescrever…
in Thai เขียนใหม่…
in German neu schreiben…
in Catalan reescriure…
in Japanese ~を書き直す, 書き改める…
in Chinese (Simplified) 重写, 改写, 修改…
in Indonesian menulis kembali…
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