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border

noun [C] uk   /bɔː.dər/ us    /ˈbɔːr.dɚ/

border noun [C] (DIVISION)

B1 the line that divides one country from another: Were you stopped at the border? The train crosses the border between France and Spain. The two countries have had frequent border disputes.
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border noun [C] (EDGE)

a strip that goes around or along the edge of something, often as decoration: The dress was white with a delicate lace border. a picture with a decorative/plain border a narrow strip of ground around a garden, usually planted with flowers: to weed/plant the borders

border

verb uk   /bɔː.dər/ us    /ˈbɔːr.dɚ/

border verb (FORM EDGE)

[T usually passive] to form a line around the edge of something: The fields are bordered by tall trees.

border verb (BE NEXT TO)

[T] to be next to and have a border with another country: Swaziland borders South Africa and Mozambique.
bordering
adjective uk   /-ɪŋ/ us  
bordering countries/counties
Phrasal verbs
(Definition of border from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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