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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, unwrittenadjective
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.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Not conveyed by writing; oral; traditional.
A rule of right unwritten, but delivered by tradition from one to another. Edmund Spenser, State of Ireland.
As to his understanding, they bring him in void of all notion, a rude, unwritten blank; making him to be created as much an infant, as others are born. Robert South, Sermons.
The laws of England may be divided into the written law, and the unwritten. Matthew Hale.
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.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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.
The numerical value of unwritten in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of unwritten in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
There's unwritten rules with regards to manufacturing plants and when it comes to management, when it comes to us being black supervisors, you need to be more appreciative of the job title that you have and go along and do the job that we're asking you.
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.
The problem with any unwritten law is that you don't know where to go to erase it.
They were saying that in anticipation of Secretary Mayorkas’ visit that they were directed unwritten directives to basically clean everything up, make it look good, put people on busses, ship them out.
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.
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- tyhjä, kirjoittamaton, julkilausumaton, implisiittinen, suullinenFinnish
- tidak tertulisIndonesian
- 白紙, 書くJapanese
- у́стный, чи́стый, негла́сный, непи́саныйRussian
- nèpīsān, нѐпӣса̄нSerbo-Croatian
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