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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.
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rewritable

(ˌriːˈraɪtəbəl) or

rewriteable

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

rewritable

[ˌriːˈraɪtəbl] ADJ [CD, disk] → reescribible
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rewritable

rewriteable [ˌriːˈraɪtəbəl] adj [CD, DVD, disc] → réinscriptible
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