in writing


: in the form of a letter or a document
The agreement needs to be in writing in order for it to be valid.

Examples of in writing in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In Wisconsin, the Department of Corrections will inform former prisoners in writing. Drake Bentley, Journal Sentinel, 30 May 2024 Instead, it must be declared in writing by three or more out of the following: the sovereign’s spouse, the lord chancellor, the speaker of the House of Commons, the lord chief justice of England and the master of the rolls. Chas Newkey-Burden, The Week Uk, theweek, 6 Feb. 2024 Ukraine would have to relinquish considerable territory and do so in writing. Barry R. Posen, Foreign Affairs, 8 July 2022 The author lives in the Twin Cities and is a transplant to this state who earned an MFA in writing from the University of New Hampshire. Mary Ann Grossmann, Twin Cities, 26 May 2024 Murray credits a combination of therapy and religion for his personal growth, as well as turning to hobbies like painting and reading, which led to his interest in writing. Tatiana Tenreyro, The Hollywood Reporter, 21 May 2024 Over four weeks of testimony, prosecutors have carefully built a portrait of Mr. Trump as someone who hates bad publicity, is averse to putting orders in writing, and is detail-oriented to a fault. Peter Grier, The Christian Science Monitor, 13 May 2024 The women also repeatedly asked for all communication from the insurance company to be made in writing, Hernandez said. Nathan Solis, Los Angeles Times, 10 May 2024 Nora deserves significant credit for the rom-com boom of the 1990s and early 2000s, which created regular opportunities for women in writing, directing, and producing and created a modern commentary on dating and singledom that connected with audiences. Lizz Schumer, Peoplemag, 8 May 2024

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“In writing.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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