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pawn
pɔːn
Main
English Definition
(名) As a noun
  1. Borrowing and leaving an article as security for repayment of the loan.
  2. The least powerful piece; moves only forward and captures only to the side; it can be promoted to a more powerful piece if it reaches the 8th rank.
  3. A person used by another to gain an end.
  4. An article deposited as security.
(动) As a verb
  1. Leave as a guarantee in return for money.
Hyphenationpawn
Part of Speech(及物的动) transitive verb, (名) noun
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典当diǎndàngto pawn; pawnshop
抵押物dǐyā wùcollateral (finance)
人质rénzhìhostage
bīngsoldiers; a force; an army; weapons; arms; military; warlike
当掉dàngdiàoto fail (a student); to pawn; (of a computer or program) to crash; to stop working
zhìto pawn; pledge; hostage
爪牙zhǎoyápawn; lackey; accomplice (in crime); collaborator; henchman; claws and teeth
当当dàngdàngto pawn
走卒zǒuzúpawn (i.e. foot soldier); servant; lackey (of malefactor)
典质diǎnzhìto mortgage; to pawn
to mortgage; to pawn; to detain in custody; to escort and protect; (literary) to sign
小卒xiǎozúfoot soldier; minor figure; a nobody; (chess) pawn
dàngat or in the very same...; suitable; adequate; fitting; proper; to replace; to regard as; to think; to pawn; (coll.) to fail (a student)
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