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Princeton's WordNet

  1. border on, approach(verb)

    come near or verge on, resemble, come nearer in quality, or character

    "This borders on discrimination!"; "His playing approaches that of Horowitz"

    approach, come near, go about, set about, draw near, come on, near, go up, draw close

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. border on

    adjoin, be in contact with, be coterminous with, touch at the side or end of, be contiguous to, border upon

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  1. Gustavo Reveles:

    I measure it by the everyday coming and going of people, for someone who grew up on the border and for someone who spent half of his life crossing the border on a weekly basis, it's encouraging to be crossing back to Juarez without that sort of hesitation or worry that something might happen.

  2. Blacksburg Police Chief Anthony Wilson:

    We were able to determine an approximate area where she might be found, virginia State Police were dispatched to the general area Saturday afternoon, and she was located just inside the North Carolina border on Route 89 in Surry County.

  3. Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico:

    If that does not work, and I am very pessimistic, and all of us in Europe will insist on proper protection of external borders, there will be nothing left but protecting the border on the line of Greece-Macedonia and Greece-Bulgaria.

  4. Donald Trump:

    When United States lose control of the border on the Mexico side, we just close the border.

  5. Gil Kerlikowske:

    That relationship with Mexico and the three Central American countries is going to be so important as to what happens on our southern border on Mexico, i think you'll see them very much aligned on this.

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Translations for border on

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  • [[an]] ([[etwas]]) [[grenzen]]German
  • lähestyä, hipoaFinnish
  • grenzen aanDutch
  • [[граничить]] [[с]], [[находиться]] [[на грани]]Russian

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