There are 2 main translations of write off in Spanish:

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write off

  • 2verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object 2.1
    (Finance) (debt/loan)
    to write something off to bad debts
    pasar algo a cuentas incobrables
    2.2
    (assets)
    2.3 (consider beyond repair)
    (insurer)
    declarar siniestro total
    2.4 (damage beyond repair)
    (British English)
    hacer polvo [colloquial]
    2.5 (consider a failure, disregard)
    (marriage/project/career)
    dar por perdido
    the project was written off as a failure
    se estimó que el proyecto había sido un fracaso
    after this scandal, he can be written off as a serious challenger
    con este escándalo, puede decirse que queda descartado como contendiente
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There are 2 main translations of write off in Spanish:

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write-off
American English: /ˈraɪd ˌɔf/

noun

  • 1.1 (Finance)
    cancelación (feminine) de una deuda
    (considerada incobrable)
    Example sentences
    • Most banks enjoy a high quality credit rate, so write-offs of bad debts are not common - which means that when they happen, the banks notice them all the more.
    • In the event of a loan write-off, the income tax ‘deducted’ is not available as a credit to the borrower.
    • It is taking a one-off hit of $10m to cover redundancy payments, inventory write-offs and bad debt.
    1.2 (something beyond repair) See examples: the car was a write-off
    el coche fue declarado un siniestro total or [colloquial] quedó hecho chatarra
    their marriage is a write-off
    su matrimonio es un fracaso

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