Meaning of “write-protect” in the English Dictionary

"write-protect" in Business English

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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.

a write-protected disk/file
noun [ U ]

Is it possible to remove the write-protection from the USB drive?

(Definition of “write-protect” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)