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noun as in appropriating

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It increases government borrowings and sends it into an interest repayment cycle, which only further increases spending in the future.

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That forced them to buy other shares to repay their borrowings, a preview on a small scale of the trading action that would bring the company to prominence last month.

When investors believe a business’s stock price is on a downward trajectory, they can bet on their belief by borrowing shares from other investors, with a promise to give the stock back in a certain time period, plus some interest.

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Government borrowing is under renewed scrutiny as politicians consider their third mega-spending package to support the US economy, adding to more than $3 trillion already earmarked since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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With the Federal Reserve planning on keeping interest rates near zero for years, business borrowing costs will remain low and stocks will face little competition from bonds for investors’ cash.

“He is borrowing my voice to tell you this story,” she told the crowd.

The exhibit also includes examples of designers borrowing from fine art, as Yves Saint Laurent did with his Mondrian dress.

Generally, the better the rating, the lower the borrowing cost for the issuer.

Borrowing language from his father, Paul said he does not wear his religion “on my sleeve.”

Ravitch has said the borrowing would have been temporary and would have come in exchange for a more transparent budget.

That is, the Government was led into the policy of borrowing through the increase of monetary forms.

It was an error not to separate borrowing entirely from monetary issues.

Borrowing was his besetting sin, and he was always head over ears in debt.

But the much-tried lady was on the highroad toward trouble-borrowing and bound to reach her end.

"Mr. Baines would have no difficulty borrowing from five hundred thousand to three quarters of a million," said Noble.


On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to borrowing, such as: financing, renting, and accepting a loan.

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