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write-up

Syllabification: write-up

Definition of write-up in English:

noun

1A full written account.
Example sentences
  • I'll do a full write-up later this week but so far it's really amazing stuff.
  • I had a gas company mail me a postcard offer with an image and write-up about the car I had just purchased.
  • More pictures are here (courtesy of Mish), and full write-ups of the evening are here and here.
2 Finance An increase in the estimated or nominal value of an asset.
Example sentences
  • The dispute centered on the treatment, for regulatory purposes, of the difference between the historical cost and the higher market value (write-up) of the assets of Le Téléphone Bon-Conseil Inc.
  • By letter dated 14 February 1997, the Commission noted that finalization of the CATs for Guèvremont from 1995 onward would be directly affected by the regulatory treatment of the asset write-up.

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