There are 2 translations of pawn in Spanish:

pawn1

Pronunciation: /pɔːn/

n

  • 1 countable/numerable 1.1 (in chess) peón (masculine)
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    • The game of chess with sword-wielding pawns and deadly queens is both dramatic and mightily beautiful.
    • Finally when a player promotes a pawn, they swap it for one of the pieces that their partner's opponent is waiting to place on their board.
    • Also important is the number of pawns on the board, especially when the minor piece is the knight.
    1.2 (manipulated person) títere (masculine)
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    • To her father, she was merely a bargaining tool, a pawn in the game of politics, not a daughter.
    • They were no longer willing to be pawns in the game of power being played out between the Indian and Pakistani governments, or indeed the militants.
    • Up to now, these nations have been able to play around with terrorists as if they were pawns in this geopolitical game.
  • 2 countable or uncountable/numerable o no numerable (pledge) prenda (feminine) to place sth in pawn empeñar algo, dejar algo en prenda to redeem sth from pawn desempeñar algo

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There are 2 translations of pawn in Spanish:

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Word of the day casquillo
m
case …
Cultural fact of the day

Mossos d'Esquadra is the name of the police force of the Catalan autonomous region. It has a wide range of responsibilities but the Guardia Civil and Policía Nacional also operate in Catalonia.