English - Vietnamese Dictionary
border /'bɔ:də/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- đường viền (để làm cho chắc, để trang trí)
- (the Border) vùng biên giới giữa Anh và Ê-cốt; (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) biên giới của văn minh
- động từ
- tiếp, giáp với
- the park borders on the shores of the lake: công viên nằm giáp với bờ hồ
- (nghĩa bóng) gần như, giống như
- his bluntness borders upon insolence: sự lỗ mãng của hắn gần như là láo xược
+a line that indicates a boundary
+the boundary line or the area immediately inside the boundary
+the boundary of a surface
+a decorative recessed or relieved surface on an edge
+a strip forming the outer edge of something
+extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle
+form the boundary of; be contiguous to
+enclose in or as if in a frame
+provide with a border or edge
+lie adjacent to another or share a boundary
Advanced English Dictionary
1 edge, margin, hem, binding, trimming, trim, edging, periphery, purfle, purfling:
The border of the tablecloth is beautifully embroidered with flowers.
2 Usually, borders. limit(s), bound(s), confines:
Sometimes Tony exceeds the borders of good taste.
3 boundary, frontier:
You won't be able to cross the border without a passport.
4 frame, frieze, moulding; dado, wainscot or wainscoting or wainscotting:
The border of the fresco is in Greek fretwork design.
5 borderline, edge, verge, brink:
She is just on the border of becoming a born-again Christian.
6 bed, flowerbed, herbaceous border:
Hollyhocks are growing in the border.
7 edge, trim, bind, fringe, purfle:
The hem of the skirt is bordered with lace.
8 resemble (closely), approach (closely), verge upon or on:
Isabel's attempts at playing the tuba border on the ludicrous.
9 lie alongside, adjoin, abut (on or upon), verge upon or on, touch, be adjacent to:
The territory of the Gauls bordered the western lands of the Germans.
noun, verbCollocation Dictionary
1 the line that divides two countries or areas; the land near this line: a national park on the border between Kenya and Tanzania + Denmark's border with Germany + in the US, near the Canadian border + Nevada's northern border + to cross the border + to flee across / over the border + border guards / controls + a border dispute / incident + a border town / state + (figurative) It is difficult to define the border between love and friendship.
2 a strip around the edge of sth such as a picture or a piece of fabric: a pillowcase with a lace border
3 (in a garden) a strip of soil which is planted with flowers, along the edge of the grass: herbaceous borders
+ verb [VN]
1 (of a country or an area) to share a border with another country or area: the countries bordering the Baltic
2 (written) to form a line along or around the edge of sth: Meadows bordered the path to the woods. + The large garden is bordered by a stream.
Phrasal Verbs: border on sth
1 to come very close to being sth, especially a strong or unpleasant emotion or quality: She felt an anxiety bordering on hysteria.
2 to be next to sth: areas bordering on the Black Sea
1 line that divides two countries
open | closed | common
Poland has a common border with Germany.
VERB + BORDER
arrive at, reach, stop at | cross, drive across/over, slip across/over
They slipped across the border at nightfall.
| escape across/over, flee across/over | form, mark
A river forms the border.
| draw (up), establish, fix | guard, patrol | open | close, seal
BORDER + NOUN
crossing, post | region, town | control, guard, troops | clash, dispute, war | raid | clash, incident, skirmish
across/over a/the ~
to smuggle goods across the border
| along a/the ~
There has been fighting along the border.
| at/on a/the ~
We were stopped on the border.
| on the ~ of
a farm on the border of Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire
| up to the ~
He drove us right up to the Russian border.
| ~ between/of
the border between Austria and Switzerland
| ~ with
the border with Mexico
north/south of the border, one side/both sides of the border
There has been fighting on both sides of the border.
2 decorative band/strip round the edge of sth
wide | narrow | decorative
VERB + BORDER
The tablecloth has a narrow lace border.
with a/the ~
a white handkerchief with a blue border
| ~ around/round
She drew a decorative border around the picture.
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