There are 2 main translations of borne in English:

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borne

Pronunciation: / bɔʀn /

nom féminin

  • 1 (sur une route) See examples: borne (kilométrique)
    kilometre (british) marker

also: bornes nom féminin pluriel

  • [figuré] (limites)
    limits, boundaries
    mettre or fixer des bornes
    to put limits
    à on
    une stupidité/tristesse sans bornes
    boundless stupidity/sadness
    leur ambition/admiration est sans bornes
    their ambition/admiration knows no bounds

Compounds

borne d'appel

borne automatique de paiement

  • electronic pay point

borne d'incendie

borne interactive

  • electronic communication and information terminal

borne téléphonique

  • (sur l'autoroute)
    emergency telephone
    (pour taxis)
    taxi stand telephone

Idioms

dépasser les bornes

to go too far

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There are 2 main translations of borne in English:

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borné
also: feminine: bornée
Pronunciation: / bɔʀne /

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