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English definition of “ballpoint pen”

ballpoint pen

noun [C] uk   /ˌbɔːl.pɔɪnt ˈpen/ us    /ˌbɑːl-/ ( also ballpoint)
a pen with a small metal ball at the end that puts ink on the paper: The letter was written in blue ballpoint pen.
(Definition of ballpoint pen from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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