- unwritten constitution,
- unwritten law,
Origin of unwritten
Examples from the Web for unwritten
Since 2007, Maulvi Nazir and the Pakistani military had kept to an unwritten truce.Obama’s Deadly Informants: The Drone Spotters of Pakistan|Umar Farooq, Syed Fakhar Kakakhel|November 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A lot of what made the old budgeting system work—the system of 1921-1974—was a set of unwritten norms and conventions.
But it does seem a bit odd that this massive change to the (unwritten) British constitution was not trailed.
And for the most part, they are correct – there is an unwritten understanding that all encounters are confidential.
The dialogue of the actors is scripted; the dialogue of the sisters and their parents is unwritten and spontaneous.
Up to recent times, the unwritten law of the House of Commons with respect to dress was severe.
These and a hundred other things must be kept in an unwritten calendar, and only the poacher can keep it.The Confessions of a Poacher|Anonymous
Y'u and I know that my cousin, Ned Bannister, doesn't acknowledge any law, written or unwritten.Wyoming, a Story of the Outdoor West|William MacLeod Raine
Like the high court, the court of burgesses had also its assizes25—a body of unwritten legal 534 custom.
Such had been the unwritten law at Miss Russell's, since time was.Peggy|Laura E. Richards