Definition of 'pawn'
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In Common Usage. pawn is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'pawn'
British English: pawn VERB
If you pawn something that you own, you leave it with a pawnbroker, who gives you money for it and who can sell it if you do not pay back the money before a certain time.
He is contemplating pawning his watch.
British English: pawn NOUN
In chess, a pawn is the smallest and least valuable playing piece.
Definition of pawn from the Collins English Dictionary
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