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To take for temporary use
“It is possible, in some instances, to borrow money from your bank to buy publicly traded shares.”
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To take for one's own benefit, typically without permission
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“Some bureaucrats of administrative villages often borrow the rights to contract out the land and collect proceeds from its use.”
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To copy or imitate the work of another
“Professor Dillon argues for care and precision when the practitioners of one discipline borrow the concepts of another discipline.”
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To draw inspiration from, or bear a resemblance to
“His artistic style would borrow heavily from the great masters of the early 20th century.”
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To adopt (an idea or creation) as one's own
“The best he could do was borrow concepts and words from other disciplines.”
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To scrounge or obtain something from others for free
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To renew the terms of a loan
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To make a false show or pretense of
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To be made up or consist of
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