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write sth off

phrasal verb with write
 
 
/raɪt/ verb ( past tense wrote, past participle written)
MONEY to accept that an amount of money has been lost or will never be paid to you: to write off debtsBorrowing, lending and debt
VEHICLE UK to damage a vehicle so badly that it cannot be repairedAccidents involving vehicles
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