Meaning of “written” in the English Dictionary

"written" in British English

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uk /ˈrɪt.ən/ us /ˈrɪt̬.ən/


uk /ˈrɪt.ən/ us /ˈrɪt̬.ən/

B1 expressed in writing, or involving writing:

written instructions
a written test

More examples

  • Britain has no written constitution.
  • We will send you written confirmation of our offer shortly.
  • As witnesses to the accident, we were asked to make written declarations of what we had seen.
  • I'm quite good at speaking Chinese, but I fall down on the written work.
  • The Minister promised to give a written answer to the MP's detailed question.

(Definition of “written” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"written" in American English

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us /ˈrɪt·ən/

past participle of write

(Definition of “written” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)