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Definition of written adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

      

    written

     adjective
    adjective
    BrE BrE//ˈrɪtn//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈrɪtn//
     
    Exams and assessment
     
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  1. 1  [usually before noun] expressed in writing rather than in speech written instructions
  2. 2  [usually before noun] (of an exam, a piece of work, etc.) involving writing rather than speaking or practical skills a written test written communication skills See related entries: Exams and assessment
  3. 3  [only before noun] in the form of a letter, document, etc. and therefore official a written apology a written contract
  4. see also write
    Idioms language expressed in writing rather than in speech the permanence of the written word
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: written