adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Old English boren, past participle of beran to carry — more at bear Date: before 12th century 1. a. brought forth by or as if by birth b. nativeusually used in combination <
c. deriving or resulting from — usually used in combination <
poverty-born crime
2. a. having from birth specified qualities <
a born leader
b. being in specified circumstances from birth <
nobly born
born to wealth
3. destined from or as if from birth <
born to succeed

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