write-up

noun
\ ˈrīt-ˌəp How to pronounce write-up (audio) \

Definition of write-up

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : a written account especially : a flattering article
2 : a deliberate increase in the book value of an asset (as to reflect the effect of inflation)

write up

verb
wrote up; written up; writing up; writes up

Definition of write up (Entry 2 of 2)

transitive verb

1 : to make a write-up of
2 : to report (a person) especially for some violation of law or rules

First Known Use of write-up

Noun

1885, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Verb

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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write-up

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English Language Learners Definition of write-up

: a written description or review of something

Legal Definition of write up

: to increase the book value of (an asset)

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write-up \ ˈrīt-​ˌəp How to pronounce write-up (audio) \ noun

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