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English definition of “pencil”

pencil

noun [C/U]    /ˈpen·səl/
a thin, usually wooden, tube-shaped device for writing or drawing which has colored material in the center and a point at one end: [C] colored pencils [U] Make your corrections in pencil (= using a pencil).
(Definition of pencil noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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