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borrowing

verb
present participle of borrow

Synonyms & Antonyms of borrowing

to take for one's own use (something originated by another)
  • borrowed the basic plot from a book of tales, but put her personal stamp on the story

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The first known use of borrowing was in 1609

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“Borrowing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/borrowing. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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