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English definition of “pawnbroker”
/ˈpɔːnˌbrəʊkər/ noun [C]
› a person who lends money in exchange for someone's valuable possession. If the person who borrowed the money does not pay it back by an agreed time, the pawnbroker can sell the possession: Money borrowed from the pawnbroker did not have to be repaid for fifteen months.