due date


: the day by which something must be done, paid, etc.
The due date for the assignment is Friday.
Tomorrow's the due date for our electricity bill.
: the day when a woman is expected to give birth
She started having contractions two weeks before her due date.

Examples of due date in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web My son was born the next morning, one week after my due date, at exactly 41 weeks. Alexandra Frost, Parents, 19 Nov. 2023 Last December, on her due date, Herndon went into labor. Anna Wiener, The New Yorker, 13 Nov. 2023 Kylie Jenner was photographed arriving at a Los Angeles hospital on Thursday just days after sister Kourtney Kardashian Barker's due date. Hannah Sacks, Peoplemag, 3 Nov. 2023 The bill due date could be at any point throughout the month. Cheyenne Haslett, ABC News, 29 Sep. 2023 The soon-to-be newest addition, Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker's child Rocky Thirteen, had a Halloween due date, so fans are eagerly anticipating a reveal any moment now. Alex Apatoff, Peoplemag, 3 Nov. 2023 In some cases, borrowers received their bills within seven days of their due date. Bycollin Binkley, Fortune, 31 Oct. 2023 But when the due date arrived Monday, the IRS offered yet another postponement — to Nov. 16. Jon Healey, Los Angeles Times, 16 Oct. 2023 There’s been uncertainty given bond documents didn’t specify whether the 30 days should be counted from the initial deadline of Sept. 17 which fell on a Sunday, or the effective due date of the next business day, Sept. 18. Bloomberg, Fortune, 18 Oct. 2023 See More

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“Due date.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/due%20date. Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

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