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phrasal verb [intransitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theywrite away
he/she/itwrites away
present participlewriting away
past tensewrote away
past participlewritten away

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  1. same as write off (sense 3)
    We wrote away for a brochure.
See also main entry: write

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