pawnbroker


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pawn·bro·ker

 (pôn′brō′kər)
n.
One that lends money at interest in exchange for personal property deposited as security.

pawn′bro′king n.

pawnbroker

(ˈpɔːnˌbrəʊkə)
n
(Commerce) a dealer licensed to lend money at a specified rate of interest on the security of movable personal property, which can be sold if the loan is not repaid within a specified period
ˈpawnˌbroking n

pawn•bro•ker

(ˈpɔnˌbroʊ kər)

n.
a person whose business is lending money at interest on personal, movable property deposited with the lender until redeemed.
[1680–90]
pawn′bro`king, pawn′bro`ker•age, pawn′bro`ker•y, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pawnbroker - a person who lends money at interest in exchange for personal property that is deposited as security
lender, loaner - someone who lends money or gives credit in business matters
pledgee - someone to whom a pledge is made or someone with whom something is deposited as a pledge
Translations
مُرْتَهَنٌمُسْتَرْهِن، مُرابٍ صَغير
zastavárník
pantelåner
panttilainaaja
vlasnik zalagaonice
zálogkölcsönzõ
veîlánari
質屋
전당포 주인
pantbank
ผู้รับจำนำ
chủ hiệu cầm đồ

pawnbroker

[ˈpɔːnˌbrəʊkəʳ] Nprestamista mf
pawnbroker's = pawnshop

pawnbroker

[ˈpɔːnbrəʊkər] n (= person) → prêteur/euse sur gagespawn shop pawnshop [ˈpɔːnʃɒp] pawnbroker, pawnbroker's nmont-de-piété m

pawnbroker

[ˈpɔːnˌbrəʊkəʳ] nprestatore/trice su pegno

pawn

(poːn) verb
to give (an article of value) to a pawnbroker in exchange for money (which may be repaid at a later time to get the article back). I had to pawn my watch to pay the bill.
noun
1. in chess, one of the small pieces of lowest rank.
2. a person who is used by another person for his own gain, advantage etc. She was a pawn in his ambitious plans.
ˈpawnbroker noun
a person who lends money in exchange for pawned articles.
ˈpawnshop noun
a pawnbroker's place of business.
in pawn
having been pawned. His watch is in pawn.

pawnbroker

مُرْتَهَنٌ zastavárník pantelåner Pfandleiher ενεχυροδανειστής prestamista panttilainaaja prêteur sur gages vlasnik zalagaonice prestatore su pegno 質屋 전당포 주인 pandjesbaas pantelåner właściciel lombardu penhorista ростовщик pantbank ผู้รับจำนำ rehinci chủ hiệu cầm đồ 典当商
References in classic literature ?
We have at least an hour before us," he remarked, "for they can hardly take any steps until the good pawnbroker is safely in bed.
You see, Watson," he explained in the early hours of the morning as we sat over a glass of whisky and soda in Baker Street, "it was perfectly obvious from the first that the only possible object of this rather fantastic business of the advertisement of the League, and the copying of the 'Encyclopaedia,' must be to get this not over-bright pawnbroker out of the way for a number of hours every day.
Once again these old eyes have seen this fair haven," the Ancient Mariner, beside them gazing, babbled; and Daughtry could not help but notice the way the wheat-farmer and the pawnbroker pricked their ears to listen and glanced each to the other with scant eyes.
To think that the pawnbroker shouldn't have known there was a shilling in it
Whoever goes is going to get himself nabbed, for their ain't any pawnbroker that's going to lose the chance to--"
They found that the dagger was gone, and they notified the police and pawnbrokers everywhere.
He had just come from a fruitless interview with the pawnbroker, from whom he had tried to wring an additional loan on his wheel.
There's the black suit," the pawnbroker, who knew his every asset, had answered.
The life of her governess, as she calls her, who had run through, it seems, in a few years, all the eminent degrees of a gentlewoman, a whore, and a bawd; a midwife and a midwife-keeper, as they are called; a pawnbroker, a childtaker, a receiver of thieves, and of thieves' purchase, that is to say, of stolen goods; and in a word, herself a thief, a breeder up of thieves and the like, and yet at last a penitent.
He had tried to raise money by pawning, but what articles he had for the purpose had been refused by the pawnbrokers.
55 euros at Barclays, while pawnbroker Cash Generator would give 22.
com)-- Middle-aged, married man with three children, Pete Dawson, an East London pawnbroker, finds himself living a predictable and quite often boring life.