Definition of owing to
: because of <absent owing to illness>
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
OWING TO Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of owing to for English Language Learners
: because of (something)
OWING TO Defined for Kids
Definition of owing to for Students
: because of <… she saw nothing, owing to the darkness … — Charles Dickens, The Cricket on the Hearth>
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