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pawn nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (chess piece)peón nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso").
 Pawns are the lowest value pieces on a chess board.
pawn in [sb]'s game nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (unimportant person)pelanas nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso").
  pelagatos nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso").
 Fred thought he was playing an important role, but really he was just a pawn in Mr Big's game.
pawn [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (exchange for a loan)empeñar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda").
 Nancy needed money to pay some bills, so she pawned a necklace until payday.
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WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2017:

Compound Forms:
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pawn shop,
pawnshop,
UK: pawnbroker's
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (shop that makes loans on personal property)casa de empeños loc nom flocución nominal femenina: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como sustantivo femenino ("casa de citas", "zona cero", "arma secreta").
 The murder weapon was purchased at a local pawn shop.
 El arma asesina se compró en una casa de empeños cercana.
pawn ticket nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. papeleta de empeño grupo nomgrupo nominal: Expresión que combina un sustantivo con sus modificadores y complementos, que forman una expresión compuesta usual, sin llegar a ser una locución nominal fija ("adjudicación de herencia", "despedida de soltero").
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