pawn

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1 pawn /ˈpɑːn/ noun
plural pawns
1 pawn
/ˈpɑːn/
noun
plural pawns
Learner's definition of PAWN
[count]
: one of the eight small pieces that have the least value in the game of chess see picture at chess
: a person or group that does not have much power and that is controlled by a more powerful person or group usually + in
2 pawn /ˈpɑːn/ verb
pawns; pawned; pawning
2 pawn
/ˈpɑːn/
verb
pawns; pawned; pawning
Learner's definition of PAWN
[+ object]
: to give (something that you own) to a pawnbroker in exchange for money

pawn off

[phrasal verb]
pawn (something) off or pawn off (something) US, informal
: to sell (something) for more than it is worth by being dishonest about it
: to get someone to accept or do (something)
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