1. to take money from someone for a time, possibly paying interest for it, and repaying it at the end of the period

    • She borrowed £1,000 from the bank.

    • The company had to borrow heavily to repay its debts.

    • They borrowed £25,000 against the security of the factory.

  2. to buy at spot prices and sell forward at the same time

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