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black and white

adjective
     
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black and white
1CC showing pictures or images only in black, white, and grey [↪ colour]:
black and white photos
an old black and white TV
2

black and white

considering things in a way that is too simple and as if things are either completely good or completely bad:
There's still a tendency to see the issues in black and white.
3

in black and white

in written form, and therefore definite:
Once it's down in black and white, you can't forget it.

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