empeñar

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From empeño +‎ -ar.

Verb[edit]

empeñar (first-person singular present empeño, first-person singular preterite empeñé, past participle empeñado)

  1. to pawn (sell something to a pawn shop)
  2. to involve
  3. to pledge
  4. (reflexive) to make an effort, insist

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