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  1. expressed in writing (distinguished from spoken).
Related formshalf-writ·ten, adjectivepre·writ·ten, adjectiveself-writ·ten, adjectivewell-writ·ten, adjective
Can be confusedaural oral verbal written (see usage note at verbal)
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adjective (well written when postpositive)
  1. composed in a competent, and often entertaining, style


  1. the past participle of write
  1. taken down in writing; transcribedwritten evidence; the written word Compare spoken (def. 2)
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