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write sb/sth off

phrasal verb with write uk   us   /raɪt/ verb (wrote, written or old use writ)
C2 to ​decide that a ​particularperson or thing will not be ​useful, ​important, or ​successful: A lot of ​companiesseem to write ​people off if they're over 50.
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write sb/sth off

phrasal verb with write uk   us   /raɪt/ verb (wrote, written)
to decide that a particular ​person or thing is no ​longer useful, important, or ​successful: The ​company was written off by its ​competitors.
(Definition of write sb/sth off from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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