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## borrow

1. Golf a deviation of a ball from a straight path because of the slope of the ground
2. material dug from a borrow pit to provide fill at another

## Borrow

George (Henry). 1803--81, English traveller and writer. His best-known works are the semiautobiographical novels of Gypsy life and language, Lavengro (1851) and its sequel The Romany Rye (1857)

## borrow

[′bä·rō]
(civil engineering)
Earth material such as sand and gravel that is taken from one location to be used as fill at another.
(mathematics)
An arithmetically negative carry; it occurs in direct subtraction by raising the low-order digit of the minuend by one unit of the next-higher-order digit; for example, when subtracting 67 from 92, a tens digit is borrowed from the 9, to raise the 2 to a factor of 12; the 7 of 67 is then subtracted from the 12 to yield 5 as the units digit of the difference; the 6 is then subtracted from 8, or 9-1, yielding 2 as the tens digit of the difference.

## borrow

Material taken from one location for use as fill elsewhere.
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It is therefore very important for parts of society to have the financial literacy to discern properly not only where to put their savings and investments but also where to borrow or even better, to plan and manage their finances in order to avoid being forced to borrow at onerous rates and terms.
In computing these results, the [Mathematical Expression Omitted] were restricted such that [Mathematical Expression Omitted], that is, the probability that the bank borrows never exceeds 0.
The commercial bank may borrow at the discount window in each period just enough so that excess reserves are never negative.
5) As a result, nonmember commercial banks and savings banks as well as savings and loan associations (S&Ls) and credit unions became eligible to borrow at the discount window.
For both historical and administrative reasons, most institutions that are eligible to borrow do not choose to file borrowing agreements or borrow at the discount window.
But putting these shenanigans aside, capital budgeting clearly helps governments to invest and borrow smart.
And, in the best tradition of third-world debtors, 70 percent of the money we borrow goes to pay interest on the debt we've already piled up.
By including the language "other than the taxpayer" a taxpayer is permitted under the Code to borrow from family members or entities in which he or she has an ownership interest and increase his or her at-risk amount, as long as the lender does not have a direct or indirect disqualifying interest in the activity (other than the relationship with the taxpayer).
If the bank used the Discount Window in the previous period, it borrows according to the behavior modeled by Goodfriend [1983] and portrayed in (8).
In an affiliated group, this typically occurs when one corporation borrows funds from a third party, then transfers the funds to a related affiliate that invests them in exempt obligations.
The broker then borrows another 10,000 shares of XYZ stock from a third party and sells the borrowed shares "short" on behalf of S.

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