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re·write

 (rē-rīt′)
v. re·wrote (-rōt′), re·writ·ten (-rĭt′n), re·writ·ing, re·writes
v.tr.
1. To write again, especially in a different or improved form; revise.
2. To put (material submitted to a newspaper or magazine) in a form suitable for publishing.
3. Computers To save (a usually altered file) over its most recent version in the same storage location.
v.intr.
To make revisions in written material.
n. (rē′rīt′)
1. The act or an instance of rewriting.
2. Something rewritten.

re·writ′a·ble, re·write′a·ble adj.
re·writ′er n.

rewritable

(ˌriːˈraɪtəbəl) or

rewriteable

adj
(Computer Science) (of a CD, flash drive, etc) able to record information over the top of existing information
Translations

rewritable

[ˌriːˈraɪtəbl] ADJ [CD, disk] → reescribible

rewritable

rewriteable [ˌriːˈraɪtəbəl] adj [CD, DVD, disc] → réinscriptible
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My prospects being now of the best possible kind, l felt encouraged to write once more to my father, telling him of my fresh start in life, and proposing a renewal of our acquaintance.
When I'm in the twenty-cents-a-word class I'll write once a month, and spend the rest of my time travelling.'
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* I HAD thought perhaps I should retire from writing to the Echo but I write once again to praise and thank the young people and schools of Ely.
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I have never written to any magazine ever, however, I felt compelled to write once I read the "Stop Military News?" letter in the January issue.
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ANSWERS: 1 Write once, read many; 2 The Desert Rats; 3 The pineapple; 4 Portugal; 5 Genesis; 6 Dylan Thomas; 7 Mongooses; 8 Melbourne Park, Melbourne; 9 Dorset; 10 Peter Wright.
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The Journal column was like that, allowing me to write once a month to all the Anglicans in Canada about whatever was on my mind at the moment.