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unwritten

adjective un·writ·ten \-ˈri-tən\

: spoken or understood without being written

Full Definition of UNWRITTEN

1
:  not expressed in writing :  oral, traditional <an unwritten rule>
2
:  containing no writing :  blank

Examples of UNWRITTEN

  1. They had an unwritten agreement.
  2. <an unwritten contract may not be enforceable>

First Known Use of UNWRITTEN

14th century
UNWRITTEN Defined for Kids

unwritten

adjective un·writ·ten \ˌən-ˈri-tən\

Definition of UNWRITTEN for Kids

:  not in writing :  followed by custom <unwritten law>

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