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writing
British English: /ˈrʌɪtɪŋ/
American English: /ˈraɪdɪŋ/

Translation of writing in French:

noun

  • 3 (words and letters) to put something in writing
    mettre quelque chose par écrit
  • 4 (literature) modern/American writing
    littérature moderne/américaine
    the writings of Colette
    l'œuvre (f) de Colette
    selected writings of Oscar Wilde
    morceaux (mpl) choisis d'Oscar Wilde
    it was an excellent piece of writing
    c'était très bien écrit
    before n a writing career

Idioms

the writing is on the wall

la catastrophe est imminente

the writing is on the wall for the regime

la fin du régime est imminente

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