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American English: /ˌənˈrɪtn/
British English: /ʌnˈrɪt(ə)n/

Translation of unwritten in Spanish:


  • (rule)
    no escrito
    de palabra
    basado en el derecho consuetudinario
    Example sentences
    • Common Law was unwritten and represented the custom of the people.
    • We will come to that in the later arguments but this is all in the realm of the unwritten law.
    • The distraught father killed him, and used the unwritten law as his defense.
    Example sentences
    • There are unwritten conventions governing professional bar conduct.
    • The unwritten but universally accepted industry standard for turnover time is 15 minutes.
    • Citi's actions weren't illegal, but broke an unwritten understanding not to whipsaw markets or take advantage of the thin summer trading.
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