pawn verb Meaning in Cambridge Business English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "pawn" - Business English Dictionary

See all translations

pawn

verb [T]
 
 
/pɔːn/
to leave a valuable possession with a pawnbroker (= someone who lends money in exchange for possessions): Under the law, the owner of an automobile may pawn it to secure a loan up to $2,500.
Translations of “pawn”
in Arabic يَرهَن…
in Korean 물건을 전당포에 잡히다…
in Malaysian menggadaikan…
in French mettre en gage…
in Turkish rehine vermek/bırakmak…
in Italian impegnare, dare in pegno…
in Chinese (Traditional) 典當,典押,質押…
in Russian закладывать, отдавать в залог…
in Polish zastawiać…
in Vietnamese đem cầm đồ…
in Spanish empeñar…
in Portuguese penhorar…
in Thai จำนำ…
in German versetzen…
in Catalan empenyorar…
in Japanese ~を質に入れる…
in Indonesian menggadaikan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 典,当,典押…
(Definition of pawn verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of pawn?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More Business English definitions for “pawn”

Definitions of “pawn” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
athlete

a person who is very good at sports or physical exercise, especially one who competes in organized events

Word of the Day

When’s dinner? (Words for different meals)
When’s dinner? (Words for different meals)
by Kate Woodford,
July 22, 2015
Here at ‘About Words’ we’re always happy to get ideas for posts that we could write. A reader of this blog recently asked for a post on the language of meals and we thought this an excellent idea. If you are reading this post and have an idea for a topic or

Read More 

exoskeleton noun
exoskeleton noun
July 27, 2015
a robotic device which goes around the legs and part of the body of a person who cannot walk and allows them to move independently and in an upright position The device, known as an exoskeleton, is strapped to the outside of a person’s limbs and can then be controlled by them.

Read More