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1A person or organization that takes and uses something belonging to someone else with the intention of returning it.‘my last pair of secateurs were ruined by a careless borrower’‘hundreds of thousands of borrowers of aircraft fly without any insurance’
- ‘The lender remembers things the borrower forgets.’
- ‘So how do you know if you run into one these untrustworthy borrowers among your friends?’
- ‘The habitual borrower borrows things more frequently and uses them as their own.’
- ‘My homeboy is a constant borrower of everybody's stuff.’
- ‘Joe, the chronic borrower, approached his neighbor and asked, "Ray, may I borrow your axe?"’
- 1.1 A person or organization that takes out a loan from a bank under an agreement to pay it back later, typically with interest.‘most mortgage borrowers pay far too much interest’‘companies that provided credit cards to high-risk borrowers’
- ‘On advancing funds, each bank will be in a debtor-creditor relationship with the borrower.’
- ‘The second issue is the need to transfer the benefit of any security given by the borrower to the participant.’
- ‘An assignment does not require the borrower's consent, but novation requires the consent of all the parties.’
- ‘A right to make early repayments is usually available to the borrower.’
- ‘Without an express provision, there is some uncertainty whether a borrower can make early repayment.’
- ‘Credit brokerage involves the introduction of a would-be borrower to a credit provider.’
- ‘The bank owes no duty to the borrower to assess his capacity to repay.’
- ‘Even only a slight increase in the interest rate would put a great deal of pressure on borrowers.’
- ‘In practice, very few loans are cancelled by a borrower against the bank's will.’
- ‘The fact that they had had a longstanding relationship with the borrowers may have influenced the court in finding a fiduciary relationship.’
- 1.2 A person who is registered to take books from a library for a fixed period of time.‘her books continue to be popular among library borrowers into the twenty-first century’
- ‘Borrowers will be notified by email when library search requests have been located.’
- ‘Most e-book borrowers are in tune with their libraries and call themselves heavy readers in all formats.’
- ‘The doors have been open to book borrowers for 95 years, but today are in danger of being shuttered because of budget woes.’
- ‘This provides access to the material holdings of our libraries to borrowers in the United States and Canada.’
- ‘This statewide courier system would unify public libraries by introducing one card for borrowers.’
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