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Definitions for unwritten
ʌnˈrɪt nun·writ·ten

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unwrittenadjective

    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

  2. oral, unwrittenadjective

    using speech rather than writing

    "an oral tradition"; "an oral agreement"

  3. ad-lib, spontaneous, unwrittenadjective

    said or done without having been planned or written in advance

    "he made a few ad-lib remarks"

Wiktionary

  1. unwrittenadjective

    Spoken or otherwise communicated other than in writing.

  2. unwrittenadjective

    Implicit or understood but not formally articulated.

    It's an unwritten law that you lock the gate when you leave the swimming pool.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unwrittenadjective

    not written; not reduced to writing; oral; as, unwritten agreements

  2. Unwrittenadjective

    containing no writing; blank; as, unwritten paper

Freebase

  1. Unwritten

    "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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unwritten

    un-rit′n, adj. not written or reduced to writing, oral: containing no writing.—v.t. Unwrite′, to cancel what is written.—adj. Unwrīt′ing, not writing.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unwritten in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unwritten in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of unwritten in a Sentence

  1. William McRaven:

    It was a difficult decision... to announce that I was voting. Obviously, you know, as a senior retired military officer these are challenging times and there's a little bit of an unwritten rule that senior officers don't come out and endorse a candidate.

  2. Thomas Nybo:

    This region is no stranger to earthquakes, a lot of people had the same feeling : This is a tremor, it passed. When that wasn't the case, they were in uncharted territory... It's basically an unwritten book.

  3. Erik Pevernagie:

    Life is a mysterious puzzle, a game with incongruent sequences, strange episodes and unwritten stories. ( "Waiting for the pieces to fall into place" )

  4. Kaspersky Lab:

    We haven't violated any written – or unwritten – rules, and our business model is quite simply the same template business model that's used throughout the whole cybersecurity industry: We provide users with products and services, and they pay us for them.

  5. Kaylee Tow:

    I think I realized about the fifth inning that she was throwing a perfect game, but we all know the unwritten rule of never saying that they’re throwing the perfect game, i think we were just trying to be calm, cool, and collected, make the plays, to keep that for her and allow her to have that moment. So no one wanted to talk about it until the end, but of course we went crazy there at the end for her.

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