Definitions for borrowingˈbɒr oʊ ɪŋ, ˈbɔr-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

bor•row•ingˈbɒr oʊ ɪŋ, ˈbɔr-(n.)

  1. something borrowed, as a foreign word or phrase.

Origin of borrowing:

1350–1400

Princeton's WordNet

  1. borrowing, adoption(noun)

    the appropriation (of ideas or words etc) from another source

    "the borrowing of ancient motifs was very apparent"

  2. borrowing(noun)

    obtaining funds from a lender

Wiktionary

  1. borrowing(Noun)

    An instance of borrowing something.

  2. borrowing(Noun)

    A borrowed word, adopted from a foreign language; loanword.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Borrowing

    of Borrow

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'borrowing' in Nouns Frequency: #2520


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