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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
(國際象棋中的)兵,卒
Chess
a person who does not have any real power but is used by others to achieve something
(無實權而被人利用的)棋子,爪牙
The refugees are pawns in an international political dispute.
這些難民成了一場國際政治爭端的棋子。
People of little importance
(Definition of pawn noun (GAME PIECE) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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