Definition of writ verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//rɪt//
; NAmE NAmE//rɪt//
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  • (old use) past participle of write
  • Idioms
    1. 1easy to see or understand Mistrust was writ large on her face.
    2. 2(used after a noun) being a large or obvious example of the thing mentioned This is deception writ large.
    See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: writ

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