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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theywrite up
he/she/itwrites up
present participlewriting up
past tensewrote up
past participlewritten up
  1. 1
    to write a report, article, etc. using notes that you wrote earlier

    The police officers wrote up the accident at the station.

    Now the experiments are completed, he just has to write up his findings.

  2. 2
    American to report officially that someone has done something wrong

    The traffic cop wrote him up for speeding.

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