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|Noun||1.||written material - the work of a writer; anything expressed in letters of the alphabet (especially when considered from the point of view of style and effect); "the writing in her novels is excellent"; "that editorial was a fine piece of writing"|
title - (usually plural) written material introduced into a movie or TV show to give credits or represent dialogue or explain an action; "the titles go by faster than I can read"
black and white, written communication, written language - communication by means of written symbols (either printed or handwritten)
literature - creative writing of recognized artistic value
literature - published writings in a particular style on a particular subject; "the technical literature"; "one aspect of Waterloo has not yet been treated in the literature"
matter - written works (especially in books or magazines); "he always took some reading matter with him on the plane"
section, subdivision - a self-contained part of a larger composition (written or musical); "he always turns first to the business section"; "the history of this work is discussed in the next section"
epilog, epilogue - a short passage added at the end of a literary work; "the epilogue told what eventually happened to the main characters"
paragraph - one of several distinct subdivisions of a text intended to separate ideas; the beginning is usually marked by a new indented line
autograph - something written by one's own hand
treatise - a formal exposition
adaptation, version - a written work (as a novel) that has been recast in a new form; "the play is an adaptation of a short novel"
essay - an analytic or interpretive literary composition
editing, redaction - putting something (as a literary work or a legislative bill) into acceptable form
religious text, religious writing, sacred text, sacred writing - writing that is venerated for the worship of a deity
screed - a long piece of writing
document, papers, written document - writing that provides information (especially information of an official nature)
dramatic composition, dramatic work - a play for performance on the stage or television or in a movie etc.
dithyramb - a wildly enthusiastic speech or piece of writing
plagiarism - a piece of writing that has been copied from someone else and is presented as being your own work
transcript - something that has been transcribed; a written record (usually typewritten) of dictated or recorded speech; "he read a transcript of the interrogation"; "you can obtain a transcript of this radio program by sending a self-addressed envelope to the station"