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"In writing" is a phrase which is often translated as "por escrito", and "verbally" is an adverb which is often translated as "verbalmente". Learn more about the difference between "in writing" and "verbally" below.
in writing(
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (general)
a. por escrito
Although most agreements may be either written or oral, some contracts must be in writing in order to be binding.Si bien la mayoría de los acuerdos pueden ser escritos u orales, algunos contratos deben estar por escrito para ser vinculantes.
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An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (by means of words)
a. verbalmente
I became an artist because I prefer to express myself visually instead of verbally.Me hice artista porque prefiero expresarme visualmente en vez de verbalmente.
2. (with spoken instead of written communication)
a. verbalmente
Stop sending emails and confront him verbally.Deja de mandar correos electrónicos y encáratelo verbalmente.
b. de palabra
Rather than sign a treaty, we verbally agreed to a truce.En lugar de firmar un tratado, hicimos una tregua de palabra.
3. (linguistics)
a. como verbo
This word is a noun although it functions verbally.Esta palabra es un sustantivo aunque funciona como verbo
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