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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 printedB2 [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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