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English definition of “borrow”

borrow

verb     /ˈbɒrəʊ/
USE [T] A2 to use something that belongs to someone else and give it back later : Can I borrow a pen please ? I borrowed the book from my sister .Borrowing, lending and debt
MONEY [I, T] to take money from a bank or financial organization and pay it back over a period of time Borrowing, lending and debt
IDEA [T] to take and use a word or idea : The English word ' rucksack ' is borrowed from German .Using other languages
(Definition of borrow verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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