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present tense
I/you/we/theywrite in
he/she/itwrites in
present participlewriting in
past tensewrote in
past participlewritten in
  1. 1
    [intransitive] to write to an organization, for example because you want information about something

    I wrote in to the programme to ask for more details.

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  2. 2
    [transitive] to add words or numbers that are missing from something

    Write in the letter that is missing from each word.

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