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read-only rights

Authorization to read the contents of files, but not to change them. "All rights" or "read/write rights" let you modify the contents. Rights are assigned to files and folders by the user or the network administrator, and the operating system checks the status during file operations.



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readread rights
read and write iPad flash driveread the f***ing manual
read channelread-while-write
read cycleread/write
read errorread/write channel
read notificationread/write head
read onlyread/write memory
read-only attributeread/write rights
read-only memoryreader

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