There are 2 translations of pawn in Spanish:

pawn1

Pronunciation: /pɔːn/

n

  • 1 c 1.1 (in chess) peón (m)
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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 (m)
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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 c u (pledge) prenda (f) to place sth in pawn empeñar algo, dejar algo en prenda to redeem sth from pawn desempeñar algo

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Cultural fact of the day

Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.

There are 2 translations of pawn in Spanish:

pawn2

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Word of the day veloz
adj
fast …
Cultural fact of the day

Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.