Meaning of “write back” in the English Dictionary

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"write back" in British English

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write back

phrasal verb with write uk /raɪt/ us /raɪt/ verb wrote, written or old use writ

(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 ]


an amount added to a company's profit for a particular period relating 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)