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synonyms for unwritten

  • accepted
  • tacit
  • verbal
  • conventional
  • customary
  • oral
  • spoken
  • traditional
  • unformulated
  • unrecorded
  • unsaid
  • vocal
  • word-of-mouth
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antonyms for unwritten

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  • explained
  • stated
  • written
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How to use unwritten in a sentence

They angst over romance, use and sell illegal substances, and struggle with the school’s complex and all-important social life and its unwritten hierarchies.
AT A CHICAGO HIGH SCHOOL, HELPING REFUGEE STUDENTS NAVIGATE AMERICAN LIFEMARTHA TOLLAUGUST 27, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The alliance, formed and honed across roughly the past month, remains unwritten.
IT’S NOT CLEAR WHAT THE BIG TEN, ACC AND PAC-12 ARE DOING, BUT THEY’RE DOING IT TOGETHERCHUCK CULPEPPERAUGUST 24, 2021WASHINGTON POST
For example, confusion over unwritten rules can be an issue for autistic people.
ATYPICAL FELL SHORT AS BOTH AUTISTIC REPRESENTATION AND ENTERTAINMENT. AT LEAST IT WAS ECLIPSED DURING ITS OWN TIMESARAH KURCHAKJULY 16, 2021TIME
As one of the “new” people, many have come up to me to tell me about the rules — including those that are unwritten — that govern this prison, or to explain how the prison works.
LOCKED UP IN THE LAND OF LIBERTY: PART IIMICHAEL K. LAVERSJULY 14, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
There are hints that this unwritten rule started to be more stringently enforced around the turn of the millennium.
BASEBALL’S MOST DISRESPECTFUL HOME RUNSALEX KIRSHNERJUNE 14, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
The league has also started to market itself explicitly around breaking unwritten rules –– something that often comes up in the context of encouraging bat flips but could easily extend to ignoring imaginary barriers to 3-0 swings.
BASEBALL’S MOST DISRESPECTFUL HOME RUNSALEX KIRSHNERJUNE 14, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Arguing that Shell is bound by an “unwritten standard of care” to human rights and the Paris climate agreement, the court ruled that Shell has the responsibility to “contribute to the prevention of dangerous climate change.”
WHY BIG OIL SHOULD BE WORRIED AFTER A DAY OF RECKONINGREBECCA LEBERMAY 27, 2021VOX
There is the financial contract, which is straightforward, and there is the psychological contract, an unwritten pact.
AS AARON RODGERS SAGA SHOWS, KEEPING A FRANCHISE QB HAPPY IS ALMOST AS IMPORTANT AS FINDING ONEADAM KILGOREMAY 6, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The process created a sort of unwritten precedent if reforms were made.
A BLIZZARD, A DISPUTED ELECTORAL VOTE COUNT AND THE 1887 LAW TYING PENCE’S HANDSRONALD G. SHAFERJANUARY 6, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It is much to be regretted that we are thus deprived of that unwritten chapter of her life.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
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WORDS RELATED TO UNWRITTEN

  • articulate
  • ejaculatory
  • lingual
  • narrated
  • phonated
  • phonetic
  • phonic
  • recounted
  • related
  • said
  • sonant
  • sounded
  • told
  • unwritten
  • uttered
  • verbal
  • viva voce
  • vocal
  • voiced
  • word-of-mouth
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.