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Written with a pen, pencil, or other handheld implement:‘the CV should be typed, not handwritten’‘a handwritten note’
- ‘They raided the safe for cash and left two handwritten notes.’
- ‘I wrote him a handwritten note asking if he would be interested in working with me.’
- ‘For each song George provides a brief insight into his inspiration and shares his original, handwritten lyrics.’
- ‘She too had spotted a handwritten advert of Tann's in June 2001, and had met him with her two children, Ms Laws said.’
- ‘The handwritten message is scanned and sent to the destination and the letter is delivered just as a telegram.’
- ‘The universal electronic signature will have the effect of a handwritten signature towards everyone.’
- ‘Isn't the legal strength of a petition based on handwritten signatures?’
- ‘All articles should be neatly typed; we cannot accept handwritten contributions.’
- ‘Within hours, the walls were draped in art paper bearing handwritten tributes to Gavin.’
- ‘The handwritten account of his trial runs to just two pages.’
- ‘I wrote to the address given and received a very polite handwritten letter in reply.’
- ‘The letter, which was handwritten and had no return address, was sent to an FBI lab in Miami for testing.’
- ‘Write a few handwritten words in blue ink or on a stick-on note on the front page of the newsletter.’
- ‘Honey climbed to the stage, clutching her handwritten speech and trembling all over.’
- ‘The most he could do was provide us with a handwritten note that vouched for our honorable intentions.’
- ‘He had a stack of record cards that explained his work and at the bottom of each card a handwritten link to another card.’
- ‘There were the original handwritten entries at the time events happened.’
- ‘Particularly memorable was a handwritten letter of Nehru's that I came across.’
- ‘You wrote a short handwritten note, which explained to me how, where and when to deliver the feedback to the external examiner.’
- ‘There was also a small handwritten paper extolling the value of purdah - wearing the veil.’
- ‘After school, with a few friends, he brought out a handwritten magazine titled Bharati.’
- ‘The public is invited to watch works-in-progress and submit handwritten comments.’
- ‘The den is where the music legend practiced and kept a handwritten log of his recordings.’
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