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rewrite

[′rē‚rīt]
(computer science)
The process of restoring a storage device to its state prior to reading; used when the information-storing state may be destroyed by reading.
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When ideology rewrites history, the result is always scandalous." Representatives of Poland, the Netherlands, and Spain joined Italy in asking for reconsideration.
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