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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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Lenders want to see a borrower with sufficient post-closing reserves to cover any unforeseen expenses that might arise after closing.
If a borrower goes into default, she loses eligibility for deferment, forbearance, and alternative repayment plans, and the loan is assigned to a collection agency.
A borrower customer service program that is properly staffed, managed and monitored should not be more expensive than the alternative of providing mediocre or indifferent service.
BANKS AND cooperative credit institutions do not follow the Central Bank of Cyprus' (CBC) Code of Conduct in restructuring loans, and all borrowers are urged to take their case to court, the Borrowers' Association head Costas Melas said on Friday.