Meaning of -BORNE in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ -bɔ:(r)n ]

-borne combines with nouns to form adjectives that describe the method or means by which something is carried or moved.

...water-borne diseases.

...a mosquito-borne infection.

...rocket-borne weapons.

COMB in ADJ : usu ADJ n

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