HyperDic: borrowing

English > 2 senses of the word borrowing:
NOUNactborrowing, adoptionthe appropriation (of ideas or words etc) from another source / source
actborrowingobtaining funds from a lender
borrowing > pronunciation
Soundsbaa'rowihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > borrowing: 2 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe appropriation (of ideas or words etc) from another source / source.
Example"the borrowing of ancient motifs was very apparent"
Synonymadoption
NarrowercrossoverThe appropriation of a new style (especially in popular music) by combining / combining elements of different genres in order to appeal to a wider audience
misappropriationwrongful / wrongful borrowing
naturalization, naturalisationchanging the pronunciation of a borrowed word to agree with the borrowers' phonology
BroaderappropriationA deliberate act of acquisition of something, often without the permission of the owner
Spanishadopción
Catalanadopció, manlleu
English > borrowing: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningObtaining funds from a lender.
Narrowerpawnborrowing and leaving an article as security for repayment of the loan
Broadertransaction, dealing, dealingsThe act of transacting within or between groups (as carrying on commercial activities)
Spanishpréstamo
Catalanpréstec, prestimoni

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