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writ·ten

 (rĭt′n)
v.
Past participle of write.

written

(ˈrɪtən)
vb
the past participle of write
adj
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) taken down in writing; transcribed: written evidence; the written word. Compare spoken2

writ•ten

(ˈrɪt n)

v.
1. a pp. of write.
adj.
2. expressed in writing (disting. from spoken).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.written - set down in writing in any of various ways; "written evidence"
scripted, written - written as for a film or play or broadcast
spoken - uttered through the medium of speech or characterized by speech; sometimes used in combination; "a spoken message"; "the spoken language"; "a soft-spoken person"; "sharp-spoken"
2.written - systematically collected and written down; "written laws"
unwritten - based on custom rather than documentation; "an unwritten law"; "rites...so ancient that they well might have had their unwritten origins in Aurignacian times"- J.L.T.C.Spence
3.written - written as for a film or play or broadcast

written

adjective
Of or relating to representation by means of writing:
Translations
مَكْتوب
skreven
skriba
kirjallinenkirjoitettu
pisan
írottírtírva
skrifaîur, skriflegur
pismen

written

[ˈrɪtn]
A. PP of write
B. ADJ [test, agreement, exam] → escrito; [permission, guarantee, offer] → por escrito
her written English is excellentsu inglés escrito es excelente
Somali has been a written language for over 25 yearsla lengua somalí ha tenido escritura desde hace más de 25 años
the power of the written wordel poder de la palabra escrita
written statementdeclaración f escrita
written evidence/proof (Admin) → pruebas fpl documentales

written

[ˈrɪtən]
pp of write
adj
[test, exam] → écrit(e)
[agreement, rule, law] → écrit(e)written word n
the written word → l'écrit m

written

ptp of write
adj examination, statement, evidenceschriftlich; languageSchrift-; wordgeschrieben; constitutionschriftlich niedergelegt

written

[ˈrɪtn]
1. pp of write
2. adjscritto/a

write

(rait) past tense wrote (rout) : past participle written (ˈritn) verb
1. to draw (letters or other forms of script) on a surface, especially with a pen or pencil on paper. They wrote their names on a sheet of paper; The child has learned to read and write; Please write in ink.
2. to compose the text of (a book, poem etc). She wrote a book on prehistoric monsters.
3. to compose a letter (and send it). He has written a letter to me about this matter; I'll write you a long letter about my holiday; I wrote to you last week.
ˈwriter noun
a person who writes, especially for a living. Dickens was a famous English writer; the writer of this letter.
ˈwriting noun
letters or other forms of script giving the written form of (a) language. the Chinese form of writing; I can't read your writing.
ˈwritings noun plural
the collected books, poems, correspondence etc of a particular (usually famous) person. the writings of Plato.
written (ˈritn) adjective
in writing. a written message.
ˈwriting-paper noun
paper for writing letters etc on. writing-paper and envelopes.
write down
to record in writing. She wrote down every word he said.
write out
to copy or record in writing. Write this exercise out in your neatest handwriting.
References in classic literature ?
Very few letters were written in those hard times that were not touching, especially those which fathers sent home.
Oh, it's all plainly written down there," and Tom waved toward the magazine at which Ned was looking.
He has come across some old manuscripts, or ancient document records, referring to this valley, and they state, according to this article he has written for the magazine, that somewhere in the valley is a wonderful city, traces of which have been found twenty to forty feet below the surface, on which great trees are growing, showing that the city was covered hundreds, if not thousands, of years ago.
I can't see," he said impetuously, "why you have never written anything about Antonia.
My own story was never written, but the following narrative is Jim's manuscript, substantially as he brought it to me.
I never read but in one, and the words that are written there are too simple and too plain to need much schooling; though I may boast that of forty long and hard-working years.
The chief clerk and two bank messengers were waiting by the automobile with written calls for help from the office.
They were two or three prettily written letters, exhaling a faint odor of refinement and of the pressed flowers that peeped from between the loose leaves.
But the story would include a chain of events extending over the better part of two centuries, and, written out with reasonable amplitude, would fill a bigger folio volume, or a longer series of duodecimos, than could prudently be appropriated to the annals of all New England during a similar period.
No written record of this dispute is known to be in existence.
None of them, I presume, had ever read a page of my inditing, or would have cared a fig the more for me if they had read them all; nor would it have mended the matter, in the least, had those same unprofitable pages been written with a pen like that of Burns or of Chaucer, each of whom was a Custom-House officer in his day, as well as I.
They were documents, in short, not official, but of a private nature, or, at least, written in his private capacity, and apparently with his own hand.