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

Translation of writing in Spanish:


  • 1 uncountable (script) cuneiform writing
    escritura (feminine) cuneiforme
    Example sentences
    • Oh, his writing has a certain style and he can say a simple thing.
    • There are vast differences of thought and style within classical writing.
    • He makes this point in his Clarkson style in a brilliant piece of writing for the Sunday Times.
  • 2 uncountable (written material) the wall was covered in writing
    la pared estaba llena de pintadas or de graffiti
    the writing's rather blurred
    la letra está algo borrosa
    in writing can I have it in writing?
    ¿me lo puede dar por escrito?
    to put something in writing
    poner algo por escrito
    the writing is on the wallthe writing was on the wall for the company
    la compañía tenía los días contados
    investors saw the writing on the wall and sold their shares
    los inversores se la vieron venir y vendieron las acciones [colloquial]
    writing materials
  • 3 uncountable (British) (handwriting) I can't read your writing in his/your own writing
    de su/tu puño y letra
    Example sentences
    • Her eyes skimmed the familiar writing and descended knowingly on that one sentence that seemed to haunt her desperately.
    • The writing seemed oddly familiar, but Sakura couldn't remember who wrote like that.
    • The writing seemed familiar but he couldn't quite put his thumb on whose exactly it was.
  • 4 uncountable (act of composing) she earns a lot from her writing
    gana mucho (dinero) escribiendo
    writing takes up a lot of my time
    paso mucho tiempo escribiendo
    at the time of writing
    en el momento de escribir estas líneas
  • 5 uncountable (written composition) an excellent piece of writing
    un trabajo excelente
    Example sentences
    • An annotated bibliography of his writings on Cornish folklore is also presented.
    • The Jewish prayer book is drawn from the writings of the Jewish people across the ages.
    • Chomsky's political writings are littered with violations of these conventions.
  • 6
    also: writings plural
    the writings of Swift
    la obra de Swift
    her philosophical writings
    sus escritos filosóficos
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