Definitions for unwrittenʌnˈrɪt n
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based on custom rather than documentation
"an unwritten law"; "rites...so ancient that they well might have had their unwritten origins in Aurignacian times"- J.L.T.C.Spence
using speech rather than writing
"an oral tradition"; "an oral agreement"
ad-lib, spontaneous, unwritten(adj)
said or done without having been planned or written in advance
"he made a few ad-lib remarks"
Spoken or otherwise communicated other than in writing.
Implicit or understood but not formally articulated.
It's an unwritten law that you lock the gate when you leave the swimming pool.
not written; not reduced to writing; oral; as, unwritten agreements
containing no writing; blank; as, unwritten paper
"Unwritten" is a song by English singer Natasha Bedingfield. Bedingfield, Danielle Brisebois, and Wayne Rodriguez wrote it for her debut album, Unwritten, and later served as the opening theme for the MTV reality series The Hills. The single was released as the album's third UK single and second US single. It reached number five on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming her first top-ten hit in the United States.
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The problem with any unwritten law is that you don't know where to go to erase it.
I wonder if we are all wrong about each other, if we are just composing unwritten novels about the people we meet?
Life is a mysterious puzzle, a game with incongruent sequences, strange episodes and unwritten stories. ( "Waiting for the pieces to fall into place" )
Perhaps the best definition of progress would be the continuing efforts of men and women to narrow the gap between the convenience of the powers that be and the unwritten charter.
It meant for chaebol cases like this, the ruling would be three year jail sentence suspended for five years: that was the unwritten code, this case is important in that the code has been broken.
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