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1 having reached the date at which payment is required
  • the loan is due next April

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2 being in accordance with the prescribed, normal, or logical course of events
  • their train is due to arrive in half an hour

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3 being what is called for by accepted standards of right and wrong
  • all the participants in the trial are required to treat the judge with due respect

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due

adverb

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1 as stated or indicated without the slightest difference
  • the island lies due south of the headland

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2 in a direct line or course
  • a plane flying due east

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due

noun

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as in call, privilege

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The first known use of due was in the 14th century

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“Due.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/due. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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