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written

[rit-n] /ˈrɪt n/
verb
1.
a past participle of write.
adjective
2.
expressed in writing (distinguished from spoken).
Related forms
half-written, adjective
prewritten, adjective
self-written, adjective
well-written, adjective
Can be confused
aural, oral, verbal, written (see usage note at verbal)
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well-written

adjective (well written when postpositive)
1.
composed in a competent, and often entertaining, style

written

/ˈrɪtən/
verb
1.
the past participle of write
adjective
2.
taken down in writing; transcribed: written evidence, the written word Compare spoken (sense 2)
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