pawn|bro|ker «PN BROH kuhr», noun.
a person who lends money at interest on articles that are left with him as security for the loan.

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  • pawn·bro·ker — /ˈpɑːnˌbroʊkɚ/ noun, pl kers [count] : a person who lends money to people in exchange for personal property that can be sold if the money is not returned within a certain time He was desperate for money so he hocked his watch to a pawnbroker …   Useful english dictionary

  • ker — ker·a·lan; ker·a·sin; ker·a·ter·pe·ton; ker·a·tin; ker·a·tin·i·za·tion; ker·a·tin·ize; ker·a·ti·tis; ker·a·to·conjunctivitis; ker·a·to·der·ma; ker·a·to·gen·ic; ker·a·tog·e·nous; ker·a·toid; ker·a·toi·dea; Ker·a·tol; ker·a·tol·y·sis;… …   English syllables

  • bro — cere·bro·ganglion; cere·bro·pedal; cer·e·bro·side; cere·bro·spinal; cere·bro·to·nia; cere·bro·vascular; cere·bro·visceral; em·bro·cate; em·bro·ca·tion; fa·bro·ni·a·ce·ae; fe·bro·ni·an·ism; fi·bro·adenoma; fi·bro·blast; fi·bro·cartilage;… …   English syllables

  • pawn — im·pawn; pawn·age; pawn·bro·ker·age; pawn·bro·ker·ing; pawn·bro·kery; pawn·er; pawn; su·pawn; pawn·or; …   English syllables

  • Pawn broker — Broker Bro ker (br[=o] k[ e]r), n. [OE. brocour, from a word akin to broken, bruken, to use, enjoy, possess, digest, fr. AS. br[=u]can to use, enjoy; cf. Fries. broker, F. brocanteur. See {Brook}, v. t.] 1. One who transacts business for another; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pawnbroker — pawn•bro•ker [[t]ˈpɔnˌbroʊ kər[/t]] n. a person whose business is lending money at interest on personal, movable property deposited with the lender until redeemed • Etymology: 1680–90 pawn′bro king, pawn′bro ker•age, pawn′bro ker•y, n …   From formal English to slang

  • pawnbroker — pawn|bro|ker [ˈpo:nˌbrəukə US ˈpo:nˌbroukər] n someone whose business is to lend people money in exchange for valuable objects. If the money is not paid back, the pawnbroker can sell the object …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • pawnbroker — pawn|bro|ker [ pɔn,broukər ] noun count someone whose job is to lend money to people in exchange for a valuable object that they can sell if the person does not return the money. The place they work in is called a pawnshop …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • pawnbrokerage — pawn·bro·ker·age …   English syllables

  • pawnbrokering — pawn·bro·ker·ing …   English syllables

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