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Adjective
Adjacent to, or having a common boundary or border
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“Since that time, most of the countries bordering the Mediterranean have made spearfishing with the aid of aqualungs illegal.”
Adjective
Edging
Adjective
Only just acceptable in quality or as belonging to a category
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Adjective
Not relating to the most important part of something
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Adverb
Very close to, but not quite
“But this whole thing was different, with this ambition bordering madness.”
Preposition
At, near or adjacent to
Verb
Present participle for to surround or hem in
“He decided to build a barricade that would border the entire northern frontier of his empire.”
Verb
Present participle for to lie on, or adjacent to, a border
“Their grazing areas also border a National Park.”
Verb
Present participle for to provide (something) with a decorative edge
“Crush some peanuts and border the cake with it.”
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Present participle for to delineate or mark with a border
Border the image with a full color, which can be adjusted for width, saturation and hue.”
Verb
Present participle for to draw, trace, or define the outer edge or shape of
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Present participle for to come close in quantity or quality
Verb
Present participle for to draw near a specified destination
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