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borate

 [bor´āt]
any salt of boric acid.

bo·rate

(bō'rāt),
A salt of boric acid.

borate

A salt formed by the combination of boric acid with a base or positive radical in a 3+ oxidation state.
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Barmaids will have their patience tested to the limit when the Borat bores, egged on by other Borat bores, spit the line: "I like you - how much?" at them.
BORAT is a leading Kazakhstani journalist who, for this project, travels America learning about its culture.
Although man-wrestling again features - albeit in a wholly different fashion to Borat's bedroom hotel sequence - The Wrestler's Mickey Rourke had real pathos earlier this year.
The comic creation of Sacha Baron Cohen attended the British premiere of his new film, Borat: Cultural Learnings Of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation Of Kazakhstan.
The situations shown in the film are, with one notable exception, all real: these people truly believe Borat to be a visitor from another country, keen to absorb good ol' fashioned American values.
The satirical mockumentary, whose full title is Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan, portrayed the country as an absurdly backwards society, but also used the character of Borat to poke fun at American prejudices and idiosyncrasies.
The people tricked into being friendly or helpful to the repulsive Borat did so in part because Americans are friendly by nature, but also because they felt that they should be polite to a person from foreign climes who did not fully understand our culture and who was probably brain-damaged.
Along the way, Borat is hilariously schooled in American etiquette by a series of unsuspecting experts.
Borat and his long-suffering director Azamat Bagatov (Davitian) are trying to make a documentary about western culture.
But he's since seen all the clips and couldn't stop laughing at Borat's antics.
This brings us to another argument that could be put forward regarding Borat: 'look, the white Anglo-Saxon Americans portrayed in the movie may have actually said all those bad things, but on the other hand they were polite in most cases when Mr.