American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Something that is borrowed, especially a word borrowed from one language for use in another.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of taking or obtaining anything on loan or at second-hand.
- n. The act of taking and using as one's own.
- n. The thing borrowed.
- v. present participle of borrow.
- n. An instance of borrowing something.
- n. linguistics A borrowed word, adopted from a foreign language; loanword.
- n. the appropriation (of ideas or words etc) from another source
- n. obtaining funds from a lender
“The so-called bonds that will be used to “repay” Northern Rock's £25 billion in borrowing from the Bank of England will be guaranteed by the Treasury and will therefore be indistinguishable from any other government borrowing.”
“The term borrowing is not usually applied to words with roots from other languages like Latin and Greek.”
“The term borrowing is not usually applied to words with roots from other languages (like Latin and Greek).”
“Here he gives what I call borrowing the term from Steve Roach the tallest pygmy theory of America in the world economy.”
“In these notes, the borrowing is the most direct, often corresponding word for word.”
“We can continue with short-term borrowing, which is very expensive.”
“That's what you call borrowing a lover for ten minutes, is it?" said”
“It raised the reverse repo rate - its short term borrowing rate - by 5.5 percent to 5.75 percent.”
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