My wife is due in three weeks.
The bill is due at the end of the month.
The balance is now due.
The amount due is 45 dollars. NounDues are increasing this year.
Workers are required to join the union and pay dues.
He deserves to be given his due. Adverb
the island lies due south of the headland
a plane flying due east See More
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In a research note, Citi says the most likely scenario for the FDA’s decision on the application, due within 30 days, will be a six-month review, which the firm thinks could provide a 5% to 20% upside to Ascendis shares from current levels.—WSJ, 16 Nov. 2023 Soft Rock is due out December 1 via PC Music and features further collaborations with Charli XCX, Caroline Polachek, and Alaska Reid.—Matthew Ismael Ruiz, Pitchfork, 16 Nov. 2023 Sound of Freedom’s performance at the box office was due in part to a grassroots campaign from Angel that made audiences feel part of a movement to help end child trafficking.—Rudie Obias, The Hollywood Reporter, 15 Nov. 2023 Rosario is due in a Camp Pendleton court for arraignment Thursday.—Teri Figueroa, San Diego Union-Tribune, 15 Nov. 2023 This was due, in part, to several early voting efforts from the Republican National Committee, the Republican State Leadership Committee, and other groups.—Julia Johnson, Washington Examiner, 14 Nov. 2023 Last Year My low-price-to-book picks from a year ago fizzled, due mostly to a 27% loss in Fulgent Genetics Inc. (FLGT).—John Dorfman, Forbes, 13 Nov. 2023 The first payment will be due at the time of purchase and each additional payment will be due every two weeks after that.—Alison Fox, Travel + Leisure, 13 Nov. 2023 With the river at historic lows due in part to climate change, grain will have to be moved by train or truck instead.—Laura Reiley, Washington Post, 10 Nov. 2023
The community was almost entirely single-family homes, and a lack of shared elements, like a pool or playground, meant our dues were low, and interference from the board even lower.—Jandra Sutton, Washington Post, 16 Nov. 2023 An increase in union dues could not offset payments owed by studios to actors or to the actors’ pension and health funds.—Gene Maddaus, Variety, 19 Oct. 2023 With two starring roles in Rustin and Sing Sing at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), Domingo is finally getting his due.—Kathleen Newman-Bremang, refinery29.com, 15 Sep. 2023 Members collected dues, helped one another place their stories and showcase their work and even contemplated establishing a business and a periodical.—Lauren Leblanc, Los Angeles Times, 2 Nov. 2023 Earlier this month, the president announced another $9 billion that amounted to more technical fixes for students who repaid their dues via public service.—Ellie Quinlan Houghtaling, The New Republic, 24 Oct. 2023 And the stars also appear to be proposing that the dues cap be removed for all members, not just their superstar cohort.—Katie Kilkenny, The Hollywood Reporter, 19 Oct. 2023 Membership prices and homeowner association dues vary.—Patricia Doherty, Travel + Leisure, 15 Oct. 2023 For instance, only the SAG-AFTRA National Convention (which next meets this weekend) has the authority to change the union’s dues system.—Katie Kilkenny, The Hollywood Reporter, 19 Oct. 2023 See More
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Adjective, Noun, and Adverb
Middle English, from Anglo-French deu, past participle of dever to owe, from Latin debēre — more at debt