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write sth down

phrasal verb with write uk   /raɪt/ us   /raɪt/ verb wrote, written or old use writ
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B1 to write something on a piece of paper so that you do not forget it: Did you write down Jo's phone number?
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write sth down

phrasal verb with write uk   /raɪt/ us   verb wrote, written
ACCOUNTING, FINANCE to show a reduction in the value of an asset in a company's accounts, usually because it is no longer worth as much as it was before: The company was forced to write down $450m after a revaluation of its assets.
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to record something on a piece of paper: Did you write down his phone number?
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(Definition of write sth down from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “write sth down”
in Chinese (Simplified) 写下, 记下…
in Turkish not almak, not tutmak…
in Russian записывать…
in Chinese (Traditional) 寫下, 記下…
in Polish zapisywać coś…
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“write sth down” in British English

    “write sth down” in Business English

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