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Definition of overwrite verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

overwrite

 verb
verb
NAmE//ˌoʊvərˈraɪt//
 
overwrite something (computing)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they overwrite
 
he / she / it overwrites
 
past simple overwrote
 
past participle overwritten
 
-ing form overwriting
 
 
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to replace information on the screen or in a file by putting new information over it
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: overwrite