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UK [ˈbɒrəʊɪŋ] / US [ˈbɔroʊɪŋ] noun
Word forms "borrowing":
singular borrowing plural borrowings
1)
a) [uncountable] the practice of borrowing money

The cost of borrowing has risen again.

b) borrowings
[plural] money owed by a business, country, or organization

an Internet start-up with borrowings of over £10 million

2) [countable] linguistics a word or phrase that comes from another language

a borrowing from French


English dictionary. 2014.