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

idiom

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

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

with a passion

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

with authority

Cite this Entry

“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 27 Jan. 2023.

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