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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (in writing)
a. written
Necesito algo escrito para documentar el acuerdo. I need something written to document the agreement.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
2. (written document)
a. document
Le entregamos un escrito al juez para su consideración. We submitted a document to the judge for his consideration.
b. text
Para cerrar el trato, tienes que enviarme el escrito corregido. In order to close the deal, you have to send me the edited text.
3. (oeuvre)
a. work
Compró un libro de los escritos de García Lorca.He bought a book of the works of Garcia Lorca.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. written
por escritoin writing
2. (fig)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
estaba escrito que acabaría malit was fated o destined to end badly
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (texto, composición)
a. text
4. (documento)
a. document
5. (obra literaria)
a. writing, work
envió un escrito de protesta al ayuntamientohe sent a letter of protest to the council
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written; in writing
examen escrito written exam; lo escrito arriba what has been said above
1 (also texto escrito) writing; (documento) document; (original) manuscript
por escrito in writing; acuerdo por escrito written agreement; agreement in writing; poner por escrito to write down; get down in writing; commit to paper; tomar algo por escrito to write sth down; take sth down in writing; no lo creeré hasta que no lo vea por escrito I won't believe it until I see it in black and white o in writing
2 (Jur) brief
3 escritos (Literat) writings; works
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