unwritten

[uhn-rit-n]
adjective
1.
not actually formulated or expressed; customary; traditional.
2.
not written; not put in writing or print; oral: an unwritten agreement.
3.
containing no writing; blank.

Origin:
1325–75; Middle English unwriten; see un-1, written


1. implicit, understood, tacit, inferred.


1. specified, stipulated, designated.
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unwritten (ʌnˈrɪtən)
 
adj
1.  not printed or in writing
2.  effective only through custom; traditional
3.  without writing upon it

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unwritten
mid-14c., from un- (1) "not" + pp. of write. Cf. O.E. unwriten, O.N. uritinn.
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Example sentences
The consequences of breaking the unwritten code can be severe.
Let's all reach an unwritten agreement to ban the use of metaphors involving
  electronics.
Yet even after the last miner was lifted to safety, the drama's ending was
  unwritten.
The unwritten films are red if they contain gold particles and yellow if they
  contain silver.
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