What does borrowing mean?

Definitions for borrowing
ˈbɒr oʊ ɪŋ, ˈbɔr-bor·row·ing

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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

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  1. Nouns Frequency

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

How to pronounce borrowing?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say borrowing in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of borrowing in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of borrowing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of borrowing in a Sentence

  1. Johann Kaspar Lavater:

    It is a poor wit who lives by borrowing the words, decisions, inventions and actions of others.

  2. George Osborne:

    Britain still spends too much, borrows too much, you only have to look at the crisis unfolding in Greece as I speak, to realise that if a country's not in control of its borrowing, the borrowing takes control of the country.

  3. Hong Hao:

    Around 120 billion yuan is not enough?but if leverage (more borrowing) is used?it could expand to over 500 billion yuan and that may have some effect.

  4. Brian Williams:

    The president was being urged by one member of the crowd to preach, he seemingly tried to at one point — borrowing almost a Richard Pryor delivery to deliver the degree of his disgust and disdain for the other side, the comments clearly aimed at Donald Trump.

  5. William Trainor:

    This was virtually the perfect decade. You had very low volatility, very low borrowing costs, and above-average market returns.

Images & Illustrations of borrowing

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