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Definition of Borrowed

Borrowed

  1. of Borrow

Borrowed Quotations

Sunlight fell upon the wall; the wall received a borrowed splendor. Why set your heart on a piece of earth, O simple one? Seek out the source which shines forever.
Rumi

Originality is nothing but judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed one from another.
Voltaire

We owe at least this much to future generations, from whom we have borrowed a fragile planet called Earth.
Maurice Strong

The ideas I stand for are not mine. I borrowed them from Socrates. I swiped them from Chesterfield. I stole them from Jesus. And I put them in a book. If you don't like their rules, whose would you use?
Dale Carnegie

People who cannot invent and reinvent themselves must be content with borrowed postures, secondhand ideas, fitting in instead of standing out.
Warren Bennis
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Borrowed Translations

borrowed in German is entlehnte, geliehen, borgte
borrowed in Latin is mutuo
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