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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishborrowingbor‧row‧ing /ˈbɒrəʊɪŋ $ ˈbɑːroʊ-, ˈbɔː-/ noun  1 [countable, uncountable]BORROW when a person, government, company etc borrows money, or the money that they borrow Public borrowing has increased.2 [countable]COPY something such as a word, phrase, or idea that has been copied from another language, book etc words that are French borrowingsborrowing from his musical borrowings from other composers3 borrowings
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borrowingWhen he is there, will he explain to the people of the north-west why he has changed his mind about borrowing?The Library is used extensively by S6 pupils and is available to all pupils and Staff for reference and borrowing.Congress is likely to limit any more federal borrowing.The increase in demand for borrowing will push up rates.Almost all of the remaining capital required to make up the £1551 millions invested came from borrowing.As a result Government borrowing is soaring - to £37 billion this year, and £44 billion next year.The Japanese company has invested its borrowings in government bonds.Smurfit Paribas carried out a privatisation study and made significant borrowings available.To avoid simultaneous borrowing and depositing you should monitor how accurate your forecasting is, without turning this into an art form.Your savings will earn no interest, but the total will be deducted from your borrowings, reducing the interest bill.borrowing fromThe work is original except for the borrowings from Archimedes.
From Longman Business Dictionaryborrowingbor‧row‧ing /ˈbɒrəʊɪŋˈbɑːroʊ-, ˈbɔː-/ noun [uncountable]1when a person, company, or country borrows money, or the amount of money that is borrowedInterest rates are low and borrowing is cheap.Israel relies heavily upon foreign aid and borrowing to maintain its economy. bank borrowing consumer borrowing corporate borrowing distress borrowing federal borrowing government borrowing2borrowings [plural] the amount of money that a company or organization has borrowedThe group has completed a refinancing programme to reduce borrowings by £5.8 million to £6.9 million. net borrowings
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