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American English: /ˈpɔnˌʃɑp/
British English: /ˈpɔːnʃɒp/

Translation of pawnshop in Spanish:


  • casa (feminine) de empeños
    Example sentences
    • Second-hand stores and pawnshops in Vancouver send in 400,000 routine reports each year on the items they purchase.
    • I had to go in and out of pawnshops and drug stores every day for more than four years.
    • The generals and the contractors buy up beach property and own stock in the institutions that bankroll the pawnshops.

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