write-up

noun \ ˈrīt-ˌəp \
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)

First Known Use of write-up

1885

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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write up

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

15th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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WRITE-UP Defined for English Language Learners

write-up

  • : a written description or review of something


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write up

transitive verb
: to increase the book value of (an asset)

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