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Main Entry: bor·row
Pronunciation: primarystressbär-omacr, primarystressbodotr-
Function: verb
1 : to take or receive something with the promise or intention of returning it
2 : to take for one's own use something begun or thought up by another : ADOPT <borrow an idea>
3 : to take 1 from the digit in a minuend and add it as 10 to the digit in the next lower place
- bor·row·er /primarystressbär-schwa-wschwar, primarystressbodotr-/ noun

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