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words that have been written or printed
What does the writing on the back say?
a T-shirt with Japanese writing on it
books, poems, articles etc, especially those by a particular writer or about a particular subject
Some of his most powerful writing is based on his childhood experiences.
the activity of writing books, stories etc
In 1991 she retired from politics and took up writing as a career.
a short story that stands out as a brilliant
piece of writing
a class in
a subject studied at school or college, where you write your own stories, poems etc
travel/feminist/scientific etc writing
the particular way that someone writes with a pen or pencil
Your writing is very neat.
the skill of writing
At this age we concentrate on the children's
reading and writing
if you get something in writing, it is official proof of an agreement, promise etc
the books, stories etc that an important writer has written
Darwin's scientific writings
the writing is on the wall
see/read the writing on the wall
used to say that it seems very likely that something will not exist much longer or someone will fail
the writing is on the wall for
The writing is on the wall for old manufacturing industries.
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Advanced Learner's Dictionary.
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