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writing

noun uk   /ˈraɪ.tɪŋ/ us    /-t̬ɪŋ/
B1 [U] a person's style of writing with a pen on paper that can be recognized as their own: Do you recognize the writing on the envelope? A2 [U] something that has been written or printed B2 [U] the written work, such as stories or poems, of one person or a group of people: She is studying women's writing at the turn of the century. B2 [U] the activity of creating pieces of written work, such as stories, poems, or articles: I did a course in creative writing. A1 [U] the skill or activity of producing words on a surface: Teachers focus on speaking and writing in the afternoon classes. in writing B2 in written form: All bookings must be confirmed in writing. writings [plural] the written works of a person, especially when they have been published as books: the writings of Karl Marx
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