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pawning

verb
present participle of pawn

Synonyms & Antonyms of pawning

to leave as a guarantee of repayment of a loan
  • he pawned his antique watch in order to pay off his gambling debt

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pawned

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pawns

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“Pawning.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pawning. Accessed 26 Nov. 2021.

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