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English definition of “pawn”

pawn

noun (GAME PIECE)    /pɔːn/ US  /pɑːn/
[C] any one of the eight least valuable pieces in the game of chessChess [C] 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.People of little importance
(Definition of pawn noun (GAME PIECE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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