pawn

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pawn(
pan
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (game)
a. el peón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
A pawn can only move two spaces on its first move.Un peón solo puede moverse dos lugares en su primera jugada.
2. (manipulated person)
a. el títere
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
When Gloria realized that she'd been working as Armida's pawn, it was too late.Cuando Gloria se dio cuenta de que había estado trabajando como títere de Armida, ya era demasiado tarde.
3. (collateral)
a. la prenda
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Harold once tried to leave his parrot as pawn for rent money.Harold una vez intentó dejar su cotorro en prenda a cambio de dinero para la renta.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
4. (to hock)
a. empeñar
My grandfather pawned his gold watch to get money to start a small business.Mi abuelo empeñó su reloj de oro para conseguir dinero para montar una empresa pequeña.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
5. (related to pawning)
a. de empeño
There are many online pawn shops nowadays.Hoy en día hay muchas casas de empeño online.
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pawn
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (chesspiece)
a. el peón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
2. (fig)
a. el títere
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
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pawn [pɔːn]
noun
to be in pawn estar en prenda; estar empeñado; the country is in pawn to foreigners el país está empeñado a extranjeros; to leave or put sth in pawn dejar algo en prenda; empeñar algo
transitive verb
empeñar
modifier
pawn ticket (n) papeleta (f) de empeño
pawn [pɔːn]
noun
(Chess) peón (m); instrumento (m)
they simply used me as a pawn se aprovecharon de mí como mero instrumento; he was just a pawn in their game era solo un títere en sus manos
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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