borner

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From borne.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bɔʁ.ne/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

borner

  1. to limit, confine
    • 1640, Pierre Corneille, “Act I, Scene I”, in Horace:
      Tes grands Destins / ne le borneront pas chez les peuples Latins
      Your [Rome's] great destiny / Shall not confine it [the Roman state] to the Latin peoples
  2. (takes a reflexive pronoun) to confine oneself (à faire to doing something)
  3. (takes a reflexive pronoun) to content oneself

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