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See also: empeñó

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin in pignus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /emˈpeɲo/, [ẽmˈpeɲo]

NounEdit

empeño m (plural empeños)

  1. insistence, effort
    Synonym: esfuerzo
  2. obligation
  3. persistence
  4. eagerness
  5. pawn
  6. (Argentina, Honduras, Mexico) pawnshop
    Synonym: casa de empeño
  7. deposit, container deposit (can or bottle deposit)
  8. patron

Related termsEdit

VerbEdit

empeño

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of empeñar.