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    Which one is correct and why: 'in written form' or 'in the written form'?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Daria View Post
    Which one is correct and why: 'in written form' or 'in the written form'?
    They both are okay. But since "the" is not necessary, I think "in written form" is more common. Probably most common is "in writing".


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    Thank you! But then what option would be more appropriate in official correspondence/contracts and other formal speech?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Daria View Post
    Thank you! But then what option would be more appropriate in official correspondence/contracts and other formal speech?
    "in written form" does sound more formal, but "in writing" is also appropriate for formal speech. Any English that is correct and is not too slangy can be used in formal speech.

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