in black and white

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Definition of in black and white

1 : in written or printed form I want to see it in black and white.
2 : in a way that involves a simple choice between two opposite things (such as good and bad or right and wrong) She sees everything in black and white.
3 : using equipment that produces only black-and-white pictures a movie filmed in black and white.

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“In black and white.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20black%20and%20white. Accessed 17 May. 2021.

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