Translation of "pawn" - English-Korean dictionary


noun uk /pɔːn/ us /pɔn/

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

(체스나 장기의) 졸

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

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

물건을 전당포에 잡히다
She pawned her wedding ring to pay the rent.

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