borrowing

Definitions of borrowing
1

n obtaining funds from a lender

Types:
pawn
borrowing and leaving an article as security for repayment of the loan
Type of:
dealing, dealings, transaction
the act of transacting within or between groups (as carrying on commercial activities)

n the appropriation (of ideas or words etc) from another source

“the borrowing of ancient motifs was very apparent”
Synonyms:
adoption
Types:
naturalisation, naturalization
changing the pronunciation of a borrowed word to agree with the borrowers' phonology
misappropriation
wrongful borrowing
crossover
the appropriation of a new style (especially in popular music) by combining elements of different genres in order to appeal to a wider audience
Type of:
appropriation
a deliberate act of acquisition of something, often without the permission of the owner

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