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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
Minor and not important
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 provide with a border or edge
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“It was an isolated place with no docks and no homes, centered on a fragile land break bordered by sea, and thus more intimately connected to a wider world.”
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
“Attractive stone and brick walls border the garden, and it has pedestrian access to Mount Pleasant Avenue.”
Verb
Present participle for to draw, trace, or define the outer edge or shape of
Verb
Present participle for to come close in quantity or quality
Verb
Present participle for to draw near a specified destination
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