written

[ rit-n ]
/ ˈrɪt n /

verb

a past participle of write.

adjective

expressed in writing (distinguished from spoken).

Related forms

half-writ·ten, adjectivepre·writ·ten, adjectiveself-writ·ten, adjectivewell-writ·ten, adjective

Can be confused

aural oral verbal written (see usage note at verbal)
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British Dictionary definitions for well-written (1 of 2)

well-written


adjective (well written when postpositive)

composed in a competent, and often entertaining, style

British Dictionary definitions for well-written (2 of 2)

written

/ (ˈrɪtən) /

verb

the past participle of write

adjective

taken down in writing; transcribedwritten evidence; the written word Compare spoken (def. 2)
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