Translation of "pawn" - English-Japanese dictionary

pawn

noun uk /pɔːn/ us /pɔn/

any one of the eight least valuable pieces in the game of chess

(チェスの駒の1つ)ポーン

a person who does not have any real power but is used by others to achieve something

(大物に対する)小者 , 手先に使われる人
The refugees are pawns in an international political dispute.
verb uk /pɔːn/ us /pɔn/

to leave something with a someone who gives you money for it and will sell it if you do not pay the money back

~を質に入れる
She pawned her wedding ring to pay the rent.

(Translation of “pawn” from the Cambridge English–Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)