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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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"Most importantly, consumers should only borrow what they can afford to pay back to avoid getting into financial difficulties."
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We are well aware of workers who borrow from money lenders of the informal sector that the terms can be onerous in terms of interest and fees.
Effective after May 3, 2004, amounts borrowed for use in essentially any activity will not increase the taxpayer's amount at ink, regardless of the taxpayer's personal liability for repayment, if the lender also has an interest in the activity other than that of a creditor (a disqualifying interest).
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Thus, if an insurance policy is pledged as part of the collateral for a loan, the interest deductions will come within this exception if the taxpayer can show that the amounts borrowed were actually used to finance the expansion of inventory or other similar business needs.
The probability that the bank borrows in any state h = 1,2,3,4 is [E.sub.t][[I.sub.h, t]] = F([L.sub.h, t]/(1 - [Phi])).
In essence, these statutes are used to "borrow" another jurisdiction's limitation period, barring any cause of action if the state in which the cause of action arose would bar the action due to its statute of limitation.
The greater reluctance to borrow weakened the historical relationship between discount window borrowing and the spread of the federal funds rate over the discount rate.
The fact that it's "borrow and spend" and not "borrow and invest" helps explain why our children and grandchildren will curse our stewardship.
The government borrows from markets to meet its fiscal deficit, which is the difference between revenue receipts plus Non-debt Capital Receipts and the total expenditure.
The proposed regulations address an inappropriate income exclusion under the current regulations, occurring when a corporation borrows funds from a third party, then lends them to a related affiliate to invest in tax-exempt obligations.