the pen is mightier than the sword Definition in British English Dictionary
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Definition of "the pen is mightier than the sword" - British English Dictionary

the pen is mightier than the sword

saying
said to emphasize that thinking and writing have more influence on people and events than the use of force or violence
(Definition of the pen is mightier than the sword from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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