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write-protectverb [T]

uk   us   IT
to protect the data on a computer disk so that it cannot be changed or removed by a user: Many operating systems include a command to write-protect files.
write-protected
adjective
a write-protected disk/file
write-protection
noun [U]
Is it possible to remove the write-protection from the USB drive?
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