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Meaning of BORROWING

Pronunciation:  'bârowing

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the appropriation (of ideas or words etc) from another source; "the borrowing of ancient motifs was very apparent"
  2. [n]  obtaining funds from a lender

BORROWING is a 9 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: adoption
 See Also: appropriation, dealing, dealings, misappropriation, naturalisation, naturalization, pawn, transaction



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 Related Terms: accounts payable, accounts receivable, amount due, appropriation, autoplagiarism, bad debts, bill, bills, borrowed word, calque, charges, cheap money, chits, cribbing, debt, discounting, due, dues, financial commitment, floating debt, foreignism, funded debt, indebtedness, indebtment, infringement of copyright, lending, liability, literary piracy, loan translation, loan word, maturity, money market, national debt, note discounting, note shaving, obligation, outstanding debt, paronym, piracy, plagiarism, plagiarizing, plagiary, pledge, public debt, score, tight money, uncollectibles, unfulfilled pledge