Meaning of “at the stroke of a pen” in the English Dictionary

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"at the stroke of a pen" in British English

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at the stroke of a pen

If something is done at the stroke of a pen, it is done quickly and easily by someone:

Politicians know they cannot create a lawful society simply at the stroke of a pen.

(Definition of “at the stroke of a pen” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)