borrowing

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borrowing

  1. Present participle of borrow.
    She is borrowing my pen.

Noun[edit]

borrowing (plural borrowings)

  1. An instance of borrowing something.
    • Horace Binney
      Subscriptions, borrowings of money, taxings of the citizens and their property, may all be valid, as operations by virtue of laws for the government of the City []
  2. (linguistics) A borrowed word, adopted from a foreign language; loanword.

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