- n. 边境；边界；国界
- vt. 接近；与…接壤；在…上镶边
- vi. 接界；近似
- n. (Border)人名；(英)博德
CET4 TEM4 IELTS 考 研 CET6
1. b (保护) + order (命令) => 接受命令，保护边界。
来自PIE *bherdh , 切，砍。指分开的。词源同board, break.
- border:  English acquired border from Old French bordure. This came from the common Romance verb *bordāre ‘border’, which was based on *bordus ‘edge’, a word of Germanic origin whose source, *borthaz, was the same as that of English board in the sense ‘side of a ship’.
- border (n.)
- mid-14c., from Old French bordure "seam, edge of a shield, border," from Frankish *bord or a similar Germanic source (compare Old English bord "side;" see board (n.2)). The geopolitical sense first attested 1530s, in Scottish (replacing earlier march), from The Borders, name of the district adjoining the boundary between England and Scotland.
- border (v.)
- c. 1400, "to put a border on;" 1640s as "to lie on the border of," from border (n.). Related: Bordered; bordering.
- 1. The stock market is convinced more cross-border deals will take place.
- 2. This very careful attitude to money can sometimes border on meanness.
- 3. He was never able to get past the border guards.
- 4. Currency-conversion costs remain one of the biggest obstacles to cross-border trade.
- 5. Hungary's opening of the border was a turning point for the refugees.
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