Translation of "borderline" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective uk /ˈbɔː.də.laɪn/ us /ˈbɔːr.dɚ-/

between two different conditions, with the possibility of belonging to either one of them

dudoso, en el límite
Only in borderline cases (= cases where students might succeed or fail) will pupils have an oral exam.
She was a borderline candidate for the job.
noun uk /ˈbɔː.də.laɪn/ us /ˈbɔːr.dɚ-/

something that separates two different qualities

The borderline between friendship and intimacy is often hard to define.

(Translation of “borderline” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)