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borrow

verb [I/T]  us   /ˈbɑr·oʊ, ˈbɔr-/
to take something from someone with the intention of giving it back after using it: [T] Could I borrow your bike until next week? [T] fig. We constantly borrow words from other cultures.
borrower
noun [C]  us   /ˈbɑr·ə·wər, ˈbɔr-/
The rate charged to borrowers is 9.7%.
borrowing
noun [C/U]  us   /ˈbɑr·ə·wɪŋ, ˈbɔr-/
[U] Jefferson opposed government borrowing.
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