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  • adj. Capable of being borrowed; available to be borrowed.


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  • When the borrowable money is gone, and bond vigilantes strike against printing, Medicare wont survive any more intact than Welfare did.

    Matthew Yglesias » Revenge of the Public Option

  • Library e-books are borrowable at thousands of public libraries.

    David Rothman: How e-Books Could Smarten Up Kids and Stretch Library Dollars: A National Plan

  • One Wall Street executive of a prime brokerage, which caters to fast-trading hedge funds routinely engaging in short selling, said the new rules will prevent multiple brokerage firms "from looking at the same availability" of borrowable stocks from custodial banks such as State Street Corp. and Bank of New York Mellon Corp.

    Street Gears Up for Short Changes

  • However at the same time the government imposed a 4.5% interest rate ceiling, creating a massive shortage in borrowable funds.

    Ich Bin Ein Berliner (That goes for you too)

  • My French family borrows appliances as one might borrow a cup of sugar; indeed, what is not bolted down is borrowable.

    dégorger - French Word-A-Day

  • "There aren't any Sunday trains on the loop line, Hurley Junction is fifteen miles away, and the Jervaises 'car is Heaven knows where and the only other that is borrowable, Mr. Turnbull's, is derelict just outside the Park gates."

    The Jervaise Comedy

  • Adequate Coverage: The 'F1+' rating is based on tight but adequate coverage from cash flow and a stronger level when adding in borrowable funds.

  • Purchasable, downloadable, borrowable from the library, they are making ever deeper inroads into what publishers persist in calling with touching optimism "the book market": a recent article by Peter Osnos on The Atlantic Web site parsed the sales data in anticipation of a "coming audiobooks boom."

    NYT > Home Page

  • & Poor's, MIG 1 by Moody's Investors Service and F1+ by Fitch Inc. In assigning its highest rating, Fitch analysts noted, "The F1+ rating reflects sound legal protections from set-asides, good coverage for each set-aside payment, substantial borrowable resources and a history of conservative economic and revenue assumptions."

    Times Record News Stories

  • Rosen and Sax's approach resembles sampling, where all culture is equal and borrowable.

    The Pitch | Complete Issue


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