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English definition of “ballpoint”

ballpoint

noun [C]     /ˈbɔːl.pɔɪnt/ US  /ˈbɑːl-/ (also ballpoint pen)
a pen with a small metal ball at the end that puts ink on the paper: We aren't allowed to write in ballpoint at school.Writing implements
(Definition of ballpoint noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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