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pawn

noun [C] (GAME PIECE)
棋子
 
 
/pɔːn/ US  /pɑːn/
any one of the eight least valuable pieces in the game of chess which are all the same
(国际象棋中的)兵,卒
Chess
a person who does not have any real power but is used by others to achieve something
(无实权而被人利用的)棋子,爪牙
The refugees are pawns in an international political dispute.
这些难民成了一场国际政治争端的棋子。
People of little importance
(Definition of pawn noun (GAME PIECE) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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