owing to

owing to


: because of (something)

Full Definition of OWING TO

:  because of <absent owing to illness>

Examples of OWING TO

  1. She walks with a limp owing to a childhood injury.
  2. <owing to the extra snow days this year, we'll have to run an additional two days into June>

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