write-protect

[ rahyt-pruh-tekt ]
/ ˈraɪt prəˌtɛkt /

verb (used with object) Computers.

to protect (a recordable disk) from accidental erasure or change; to mark (a file or disk) so that its contents cannot be modified or deleted.
Related formswrite protection, noun
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