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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 ?
Indeed, the wishes of my little correspondents have been considered as carefully as possible, and if the story is not exactly as you would have written it yourselves, you must remember that a story has to be a story before it can be written down, and the writer cannot change it much without spoiling it.
In the preface to "Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz" I said I would like to write some stories that were not "Oz" stories, because I thought I had written about Oz long enough; but since that volume was published I have been fairly deluged with letters from children imploring me to "write more about Dorothy," and "more about Oz," and since I write only to please the children I shall try to respect their wishes.
When he had copied the article a second time and rolled it up carefully, he read in a newspaper an item on hints to beginners, and discovered the iron law that manuscripts should never be rolled and that they should be written on one side of the paper.
THE YOUTH'S COMPANION was certainly first class, and at that rate the three thousand words he had written that day would bring him sixty dollars - two months' wages on the sea!
I declare that I took the book in my hand, and saw these words written in it, 'When the full moon shines on Saint Anthony's Well.
I can tell him of another man who kept a written appointment with a ghost, and what came of it.
I didn't know a soul who had written or who had ever tried to write.
I swear to you, gentle- men, there is not one thing, not one word of what I have written that I really believe.
These first books we call Manuscripts, from the Latin words manus, a hand, and scribere, to write, for they were all written by hand.
This is the first time I have spoken with another of my kind through written words.
By this time, my little Master Thomas had gone to school, and learned how to write, and had written over a number of copy-books.
The rest of this book, I promise you, shall be written of a morning.