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written meaning

EN[ˈrɪtn̩]
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  • Verb
    1. past participle of write.
      1. Has your girlfriend written you a letter yet? ‎
  • AdjectiveCOMmore writtenSUPmost written
    1. Of, relating or characteristic of writing (i.e., of that which has been written).
      1. I can speak Japanese fairly well, but I have no understanding whatsoever of written Japanese.
    2. That was written.
    3. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • Many programs were written for the Sinclair Spectrum computer in BASIC.
        • In chemical formulas the number of atoms in a molecule is written as a subscript, so we write H2O for water which has two atoms of hydrogen for each one of oxygen.
        • He may cope with the multiple choice questions, but the written exam will find him out.
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • Written by and for a myopic, microscopical insomniac, it's a babeldom that puts all noveldom in the shade, that puts culture, with a sardonic laugh, in a cul-de-sac.
      3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • The old description of her departed predecessor, " a Yankee cheese-box on a raft," will give one a better idea of her external appearance than any chapter which could be written.

    Meaning of written for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this word "written" is an adjective, more specifically, an adjectives ending in -en. It's also a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Adjectives
        • Adjectives ending in -en
        • Morphemes
          • Suffixes
            • Words by suffix
              • Words suffixed with -en
                • Adjectives ending in -en
          • Verbs
            • Verb forms
              • Participles
                • Past participles
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