English version

pawn in Finance topic

pawnpawn2 verb [transitive]  BBTBFto leave something valuable with a pawnbroker in order to borrow money from them pawn something ↔ off→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
pawnThe wooden booths where people would bring in their items to pawn for cash, or more likely beer, still exist.She sets out to pawn for passage money a necklace which belonged to her father, who died before she knew him.Says I should pawn my jewellery.Treat yourself to it, even if it means pawning something you can live without.Popes were not always above pawning their tiaras.