1 Written is the past participle of write.
2 adj A written test or piece of work is one which involves writing rather than doing something practical or giving spoken answers.
usu ADJ n
Learners may have to take a written exam before they pass their driving test...
3 adj A written agreement, rule, or law has been officially written down.
ADJ n (Antonym: unwritten)
The newspaper broke a written agreement not to sell certain photographs...
to be written all over someone's face →
You use the written word to refer to language expressed in writing, especially when contrasted with speech or with other forms of expression such as painting or film. n-sing usu the N
Even in the 18th century scholars continued to give primacy to the written word.
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