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verb [transitive] border pronunciation in British English /ˈbɔː(r)də(r)/
Word Forms
present tense
present participlebordering
past tensebordered
past participlebordered
  1. 1
    to form a line along the edge of something
    The canal is bordered by poplar trees.
    the wide avenue that borders the park
  2. 2



    border on

    to be next to another country or region
    Jordan holds a key position, bordering both Israel and Iraq.

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