Definitions for borrowingˈbɒr oʊ ɪŋ, ˈbɔr-

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  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

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. borrowing(Noun)

    An instance of borrowing something.

  2. borrowing(Noun)

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

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Borrowing

    of Borrow

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

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