with a (single) stroke of a/the/his/her pen

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Definition of with a (single) stroke of a/the/his/her pen

: by a single act of moving a pen when it is being used to write or sign something used figurativelyThe President has the power to end this policy with a (single) stroke of a/the/his pen.

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“With a (single) stroke of a/the/his/her pen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/with%20a%20%28single%29%20stroke%20of%20a%2Fthe%2Fhis%2Fher%20pen. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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