written

written
[[t]rɪ̱t(ə)n[/t]]
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1) Written is the past participle of write.
2) ADJ: usu ADJ n A written test or piece of work is one which involves writing rather than doing something practical or giving spoken answers.

Learners may have to take a written exam before they pass their driving test...

Amy discovered that the theoretical and written work came easily to her.

3) ADJ: ADJ n A written agreement, rule, or law has been officially written down.

The newspaper broke a written agreement not to sell certain photographs...

We're waiting for written confirmation from the Americans.

Ant:
4) be written all over someone's facesee face

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