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noun pencil pronunciation in British English /ˈpens(ə)l/
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singularpencil
pluralpencils
  1. [countable] a long thin object, usually made of wood, that you use for writing or drawing by pressing the black or coloured part in its centre against paper or some other surface
    a coloured pencil
    Your pencils need to be sharpened.
    1. a.
      [uncountable] the substance inside a pencil, used for writing or drawing
      Use pencil to draw the diagram.
      She had scribbled his name in pencil.

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