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He's predicting the likely rise in UK borrowings over the next five years. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The past two years of cutting borrowings are past and the emphasis is on organic growth. Times, Sunday Times (2011)To help reduce its borrowings it is selling a number of assets. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The proceeds of sale will reduce group borrowings. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It has already sold most of its freehold properties in an attempt to reduce borrowings. Times, Sunday Times (2009)What is also needed is for money to flow through to new borrowers and those replacing existing borrowings. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The government is cutting the deficit at the very same time as consumers try to reduce their own borrowings. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You raise a small amount from the super-rich to allow for the necessary huge borrowings. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Borrowing money Debt is money you owe to a lender. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Borrowing will automatically rise with lower growth and higher joblessness, but it should not stop there. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Borrowing will total 140 billion over the next four years. Times, Sunday Times (2008)As to the bid, it will entail huge borrowings and consequent cost cuts. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Borrowing has risen by 38 per cent in just one year. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Our own borrowings are huge. The Sun (2010)A further 11 billion will be raised through the issue of new loans to replace existing borrowings. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This contributed to a 47 million reduction in net borrowings last year to a mere 9.9 million. Times, Sunday Times (2011)In 2011 its net assets after borrowings were 2.95 billion. Times, Sunday Times (2012) Total bank borrowings by small and medium-sized enterprises are 54 billion. Times, Sunday Times (2008)His best trick was to make its huge borrowings vanish in a 2007 debt-for-equity swap and bank refinancing. Times, Sunday Times (2012)And many small firms were reluctant to approach banks in case it led to an increase in the cost of existing borrowings, or reductions in overdraft limits. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Both the Government and UK households need to cut their borrowings in coming years to rebalance the economy. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'borrowing'
British English: borrowing NOUN
Borrowing is the activity of borrowing money.
We have allowed spending and borrowing to rise in this recession.
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