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Definition of owing to

: because of absent owing to illness

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Examples of owing to in a Sentence

She walks with a limp owing to a childhood injury. 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

circa 1625, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of owing to was circa 1625

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“Owing to.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/owing%20to. Accessed 11 Apr. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of owing to

: because of (something)

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Kids Definition of owing to

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

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