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English definition of “borrow”


verb [T] (MATHEMATICS)    /ˈbɒr.əʊ/ US  /ˈbɑːr.oʊ/
to put a number into a different column when doing subtractionAddition, subtraction, multiplication and divisionCalculations and calculating borrower     /r/ US  // noun [C] a person, organization, etc. that borrows: Building societies are encouraging new borrowers.Borrowers and lenders
(Definition of borrow verb (MATHEMATICS) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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