pawn broker


A small lender who lends money at a high interest rate and holds some of the borrower's personal goods as collateral, to be sold to the public (in a pawn shop) in the event of default.

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You may want tot ry and take something to a pawn broker if you need to get rid of it as quick as you can.

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The pawn broker wouldn't accept my guitar since it didn't have the serial number on it and he needs that for verification purposes.

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After paying all her bills this month, Sarah was without any money so she decided to take her gold ring to a pawn broker to get a loan to be able to afford some extra things for the next week.

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