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Meaning of “pawn” - Learner’s Dictionary

pawn

verb [T]     /pɔːn/
to leave something with a pawnbroker, who gives you money for it and will sell it if you do not pay the money back: She pawned her wedding ring to pay the rent.Buying and selling in general
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 Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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