in pencil

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Definition of in pencil

: by using a pencil Write your answers in pencil.

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“In pencil.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20pencil. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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