(n.) One who makes a business of lending money on the security of personal property pledged or deposited in his keeping.
(1) While the opening tranche of "tales" derive from the work of forgotten contemporary humorists, the pieces of London reportage that he began to contribute to the Morning Chronicle in autumn 1834 ("Gin Shops", "Shabby-Genteel People", "The Pawnbroker's Shop") are like nothing else in pre-Victorian journalism: bantering and hard-headed by turns, hectic and profuse, falling over themselves to convey every last detail of the metropolitan front-line from which Dickens sent back his dispatches.
(2) Higher risk firms include payday lenders, pawnbrokers, credit reference agencies and debt collectors.
(3) Parts of Britain have boarded-up high streets, pawnbrokers and food banks, he will say, describing "a Britain of stratospheric inequality, hopes denied for millions of our young people.
(4) Pawnbrokers and debt collectors also face close scrutiny.
(5) As he itemises the contents of the pawnbroker's shop ("a few old China cups; some modern vases, adorned with paltry paintings of three Spanish cavaliers playing three Spanish guitars; or a party of boors carousing: each boor with one leg painfully elevated in the air by way of expressing his perfect freedom and gaiety …") you sense that Dickens barely knows how to stop.
(6) Mumsnet chief executive Justine Roberts said: "Few of us can claim that we've never resorted to short-term debt in one form or another, but this pawnbroking promotional campaign risks exploiting the genuine anxiety of cash-strapped parents that we frequently see shared on the Mumsnet forums."
(7) In its 2012 annual report the Church says its "new policy on high interest rate lending extends the exclusion on investment in doorstep lending companies to cover companies engaged in payday loans and pawnbroking."
(8) Pawnbrokers Pawnbrokers are loath to crow about recession, but there is no doubt that all current economic trends are in their favour.
(9) Estates Gazette now says that was inaccurate, and that what its data does show is that leases for premises in its "negative clusters" category (which include bookies, pawnbrokers and charity shops) accounted for 9.1% of all high street property deals signed between July 2012 and June 2013, up from 4.1% of those signed in the 12 months to June 2008.
(10) Last week a "back to school" advertising campaign by a pawnbroker offering help with educational expenses was criticised as playing on the fears of anxious parents .
(11) There are eight payday loan shops, pawnbrokers and cheque cashers nestled between the pound shops and the hire purchase store, Brighthouse, and they all seem to be doing brisk business.
(12) Inside the Walnuts shopping centre in Orpington, Kent, the UK's largest pawnbroker, Harvey & Thompson, has situated one of its fleet of 60 purchasing carts (or "Gold Bars") to pick up bits and pieces from the passing trade.
(13) "I bought him Dostoevsky's Crime and Punishment because I think that he needs to read about Raskolnikov killing the old woman pawnbroker," Kucherena said.
(14) Guolee is a parolee who served time for intimidating a witness and giving a pawnbroker false information, among other charges, court records show.
(15) Errol Damelin, chief executive of Wonga, is keen to portray his online, high-cost lending operation as a dynamic internet startup doing Britain a service – a far cry from the grubby payday lenders and pawnbrokers that now blight our high streets ( Wonga boss seeks due credit , 13 May).
(16) Elsewhere, pawnbroker Albemarle & Bond issued a profit warning, sending shares down 14.5p, or 5.3%, to 261.5p.
(17) The only thing that is holding back really spectacular growth is the image of pawnbrokers.
(18) Croydon is not one of London's poorest boroughs but it has pockets of extreme poverty and its town centre has boarded-up shops, a branch of pawnbroker Albermarle & Bond and other signs of austerity UK.
(19) Shops hit ranged from pawnbrokers and cobblers to a travel agent.
(20) However, these rates were still far lower than those from jewellers and pawnbrokers.
(n.) The condition or quality of being secure; secureness.
(n.) Freedom from apprehension, anxiety, or care; confidence of power of safety; hence, assurance; certainty.
(n.) Freedom from risk; safety.
(n.) That which secures or makes safe; protection; guard; defense.
(n.) Something given, deposited, or pledged, to make certain the fulfillment of an obligation, the performance of a contract, the payment of a debt, or the like; surety; pledge.
(n.) One who becomes surety for another, or engages himself for the performance of another's obligation.
(n.) An evidence of debt or of property, as a bond, a certificate of stock, etc.; as, government securities.
(1) He added: "There is a rigorous review process of applications submitted by the executive branch, spearheaded initially by five judicial branch lawyers who are national security experts and then by the judges, to ensure that the court's authorizations comport with what the applicable statutes authorize."
(2) One hundred and twenty-seven states have said with common voice that their security is directly threatened by the 15,000 nuclear weapons that exist in the arsenals of nine countries, and they are demanding that these weapons be prohibited and abolished.
(3) Power urges the security council to "take the kind of credible, binding action warranted."
(4) The west Africa Ebola epidemic “Few global events match epidemics and pandemics in potential to disrupt human security and inflict loss of life and economic and social damage,” he said.
(5) The so-called literati aren't insular – this from a woman who ran the security service – but we aren't going to apologise for what we believe in either.
(6) Solely infectious waste become removed hospital-intern and -extern on conditions of hygienic prevention, namely through secure packing during the transport, combustion or desinfection.
(7) The remaining grafts appeared to be incorporated securely, as determined by radiographic examination.
(8) But because current donor contributions are not sufficient to cover the thousands of schools in need of security, I will ask in the commons debate that the UK government allocates more.
(9) "Especially at a time when they are turning down voluntary requests and securing the positions of senior managers."
(10) Huhne increased the Lib Dems' majority to 3,864 in 2010, securing 24,966 compared with the Conservatives' 21,102, Labour's 5,153 and Ukip's 1,933.
(11) This is not for the most part revolutionary.” Trump has made some of his least ideological picks in the area of national security and foreign policy.
(12) Based on the results of the Community AIM Exploratory Action, further collaborative work is required at EEC level to create an Integrated Health Information Environment (IHE) allowing essentially for integration, modularity and security.
(13) Pyongyang also called the UN security council an "ugly product of American-led international pressure".
(14) To confront this evil – and defeat it, standing together for our values, for our security, for our prosperity.” Merkel gave a strong endorsement of Cameron’s reform strategy, saying that Britain’s demands were “not just understandable, but worthy of support”.
(15) The fact that the security service was in possession of and retained the copy tape until the early summer of 1985 and did not bring it to the attention of Mr Stalker is wholly reprehensible,” he wrote.
(16) The results indicate that the legislated increase in the age of eligibility for full Social Security benefits beginning in the 21st century will have relatively small effects on the ages of retirement and benefit acceptance.
(17) We have reported on a simple and secure method of tying up hair during transplantation surgery for alopecia.
(18) Chapman and the other "illegals" – sleeper agents without diplomatic cover – seem to have done little to harm American national security.
(19) Many organisations choose not to affiliate their aid work with the UN, particularly in conflict situations, where the organisation is not always seen either as neutral or separate from the work of the UN security council.
(20) Van Rompuy and Ashton got their jobs at the same time as a result of the Lisbon treaty, which created the posts of president of the European council and high representative for foreign and security policy.