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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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KARACHI -- The government borrowed 26 per cent more for budgetary support during the first 10 months of this fiscal year, as compared to same period of 2017-18.
class="MsoNormalspan xml:lang="EN-GBBranch told me I could borrow the first time S,000.
Aside from Cardiff, several other local councils have borrowed significant sums of money since 2015.
The government borrowed 79.1 per cent of its foreign borrowing target with the estimate having been revised up to Sh323 billion.
The government borrowed over $760.4 million during the months of September and October.
'It is called conditional instruments because if the budget had been balanced, the country would not need to borrow.
'If Congress will approve, and normally it will approve the proposed budget of the President, and the source of the funding will not be made available, then the recourse is to borrow,' she added.
True, the private lenders do not coerce them to borrow.
Its research, found these 'sweet spots' typically exist when someone borrows around PS3,000, PS5,000 or PS7,500.
These are banks, foreign parent companies and affiliates, and they borrow offshore via the issuance of bonds or securities in the international capital markets.
Minister of Infrastructure and Housing Development, Mr Nonofo Molefhi told Parliament on March 5 that the environmental impact assessment of all the borrow pits was done and approved between 2008 and 2009.
KARACHI -- The government will borrow Rs3.75 trillion from the banking system in August-October, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) reported on Wednesday.