write-up

[rahyt-uhp]
noun
1.
a written description or account, as in a newspaper or magazine: The play got a terrible write-up.
2.
Accounting. an increase in the book value of a corporation that is not warranted by the true assets of the corporation.

Origin:
1880–85, Americanism; noun use of verb phrase write up

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