pawnshop [pôn′shäp΄]
a pawnbroker's shop

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  • pawnshop — pawn‧shop [ˈpɔːnʆɒp ǁ ˈpɒːnʆɑːp] noun [countable] COMMERCE a pawnbroker s shop * * * pawnshop UK US (also pawn shop) /ˈpɔːnʃɒp/ noun [C] (also pawnbroker) ► a store that lends money in ex …   Financial and business terms

  • pawnshop — pawn·shop n: a pawnbroker s shop Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • pawnshop — (n.) also pawn shop, by 1763, from PAWN (Cf. pawn) (n.1) + SHOP (Cf. shop) (n.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • pawnshop — ► NOUN ▪ a pawnbroker s shop …   English terms dictionary

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  • pawnshop — /ˈpɔnʃɒp/ (say pawnshop) noun the shop of a pawnbroker where goods can be pawned and unredeemed articles are offered for sale …   Australian English dictionary

  • pawnshop — noun Date: 1849 a pawnbroker s shop …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pawnshop — /pawn shop /, n. the shop of a pawnbroker, esp. one where unredeemed items are displayed and sold. [1840 50; PAWN1 + SHOP] * * * …   Universalium

  • pawnshop — noun The business premises of a pawnbroker; where loans are made, with personal property as security …   Wiktionary