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

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  1. to write something on a piece of paper

    Write down seven words that describe how you feel.

    As soon as I have an idea, I write it down.

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