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Definition of "borrowed" []

  • Simple past tense and past participle of borrow. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "borrowed" in a sentence
  • "Most borrowed author James Patterson photographed by Rankin for RandomHouse writes today, Catherine Cookson, for years the most ­borrowed writer, has been comprehensively overshadowed by the giants of American popular fiction."
  • "So pervasive is shampoo that even Hindi has taken it as a term borrowed from English to refer to the hair-cleaning product, while the older Hindi word champi continues to mean “a massage,” including a massage of the head."
  • ""No net loss" is a term borrowed from the vocabulary of wetland conservation, and allows for replacement of lost assets with equivalent resources."
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