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owing to

preposition

: 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>

First Known Use of OWING TO

1667

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OWING TO Defined for Kids

owing to

preposition

Definition of OWING TO for Kids

:  because of <… she saw nothing, owing to the darkness … — Charles Dickens, The Cricket on the Hearth>

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