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pawn

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1pawn/ˈpɑːn/noun
pluralpawns
1pawn
/ˈpɑːn/
noun
pluralpawns
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
2pawn/ˈpɑːn/verb
pawnspawnedpawning
2pawn
/ˈpɑːn/
verb
pawnspawnedpawning
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) offUS, informal or pawn off (something) 
: 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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