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peon

Pronunciation: /ˈpiːən/

Translation of peon in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • (laborer) peón (masculine) she doesn't mix with the peons (American English/inglés norteamericano) no se trata con la plebe
    Example sentences
    • After playing the game for 50 minutes, the computer will have successfully constructed one farm and three peons, each of which are harvesting lumber for no reason.
    • Coal is simply harvested by henchmen (peasant or peons for the rest of you) and these two resources are all that's needed to wage war.
    • This is a big time saver as far as training peasants, peons, wisps, and acolytes, which serve as the gatherers of lumber and gold and also provide the muscle to construct your base structures.

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