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noun [C] (also pawn shop)     /ˈpɔːnʃɒp/ (also pawnbroker)
a store that lends money in exchange for a valuable thing that they can sell if the person leaving it does not pay an agreed amount of money by an agreed time: a pawnshop loan/owner
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