write-back

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write-back

(memory management)
A cache architecture in which data is only written to main memory when it is forced out of the cache.

Opposite of write-through. See also no-write allocation.
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Global Banking News-November 12, 2014--Irish central bank wants banks to be wary off provision write-backs
In FY June 2013, Hong Leong Islamic recorded MYR 54 million of write-backs on its financing impairment charges (FY June 2012: MYR 79 million of impairment charges), underscored by better recoveries and a write-back on collective assessment allowance given its healthier financing portfolio.
2) From 2011 onwards, we view potential reserve write-backs as a stronger catalyst for Sberbank.