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EN[ˈrɪtn̩] [-ɪtən]
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    Definition of written in English Dictionary

  • 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
        • The due day of the homework is written in the syllabus. ‎
        • What I have learned outside of what is written in this secret history regarding town and village government, we shall not here mention as it would be recorded from hearsay or secondhanded.
        • Letters of the alphabet are the figurae that comprise a written word.
      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.
    • 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
          Related Links:
          1. en written up
          2. en writtenness
          3. en written down
          4. en written statement of employment
          Source: Wiktionary
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          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.
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