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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theyread back
he/she/itreads back
present participlereading back
past tenseread back
past participleread back
  1. to look at and speak words that you wrote earlier, usually so that someone can check that what you have written is correct

    She asked me to read back what I'd written.

    Synonyms and related words for this sense of read back
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