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Noun1.written document - writing that provides information (especially information of an official nature)written document - writing that provides information (especially information of an official nature)
piece of writing, written material, writing - 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"
clause, article - a separate section of a legal document (as a statute or contract or will)
preamble - a preliminary introduction to a statute or constitution (usually explaining its purpose)
ballot - a document listing the alternatives that is used in voting
brevet - a document entitling a commissioned officer to hold a higher rank temporarily (but without higher pay)
capitulation - a document containing the terms of surrender
certificate, credential, credentials, certification - a document attesting to the truth of certain stated facts
charter - a document incorporating an institution and specifying its rights; includes the articles of incorporation and the certificate of incorporation
commercial document, commercial instrument - a document of or relating to commerce
confession - a written document acknowledging an offense and signed by the guilty party
copyright, right of first publication - a document granting exclusive right to publish and sell literary or musical or artistic work
inclosure, enclosure - something (usually a supporting document) that is enclosed in an envelope with a covering letter
form - a printed document with spaces in which to write; "he filled out his tax form"
legal document, legal instrument, official document, instrument - (law) a document that states some contractual relationship or grants some right
papyrus - a document written on papyrus
patent, patent of invention - a document granting an inventor sole rights to an invention
political platform, political program, platform, program - a document stating the aims and principles of a political party; "their candidate simply ignored the party platform"; "they won the election even though they offered no positive program"
resignation - a formal document giving notice of your intention to resign; "he submitted his resignation as of next month"
resolution, resolve, declaration - a formal expression by a meeting; agreed to by a vote
source - a document (or organization) from which information is obtained; "the reporter had two sources for the story"
specification - (patent law) a document drawn up by the applicant for a patent of invention that provides an explicit and detailed description of the nature and use of an invention
voucher - a document that serves as evidence of some expenditure
report, written report, study - a written document describing the findings of some individual or group; "this accords with the recent study by Hill and Dale"
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There ought to be a law in Vanity Fair ordering the destruction of every written document (except receipted tradesmen's bills) after a certain brief and proper interval.
You know that with bankers nothing but a written document will be valid.
Public officials, even in the United States, have been slow to change from the old-fashioned and more dignified use of written documents and uniformed messengers; but in the last ten years there has been a sweeping revolution in this respect.
No treaties - no papers - no written documents at all - and me to interpret for them.
As per the content of the written document, Ayaz Sadiq will submit that he hasn't done anything that will raise the finger on transparency of the election.
The leader of the government's negotiating team, Irfan Sadiqui, praised the cease-fire announcement while speaking on Pakistan's Geo Television, saying the government will review any written document from the Taliban about it.
The press conference consists of an introduction regarding the event organized by "Folk Culture" in the period 7-9 November 2012 which comprises a series of themes which at the conclusion of the conference will constitute a written document which discusses the present and future of popular folk culture all over the world which would be known as "Manama Covenant for Folk Culture 2012.
We think that we have done enough to convince our partners that our commitment is earnest and that a written document is out of the question," said leader Andonis Samaras to representatives of the EU, European Central Bank and IMF.
The political leaders must sign a written document as a type of guarantee which will seal the strategic determination of the state in regards to the name issue.
The insistence on a written document may also be a result of the incomplete implementation of the Framework Agreement and the failure of the "May" and "March" documents that PM Gruevski negotiated with Ali Ahmeti and Menduh Thaci.
El Behi added, "I suggested the idea to the chairman of LTDH, and to the two members of the Steering Committee accompanying him, to submit a written document which will serve as a basis for continuing dialogue and reflect the Steering Committee's views on the next stages of this dialogue.
If Hamas were so positive, why didn't it submit a written document that accurately specifies its position to the Egyptian document the way all factions have done?