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Meaning of “write back” in the English Dictionary

"write back" in British English

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write back

phrasal verb with write uk   us   /raɪt/ verb (wrote, written or old use writ)
to ​reply to someone's ​letter: I'll write back and ​tell her we're coming.
(Definition of write back from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"write-back" in Business English

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write-backnoun [C]

uk   us   ACCOUNTING, FINANCE
an ​amountadded to a company's ​profit for a particular ​periodrelating 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)
Translations of “write back”
in Chinese (Simplified) 写回信…
in Turkish mektuba cevap yazmak…
in Russian отвечать на письмо…
in Chinese (Traditional) 回信…
in Polish odpisywać…
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