Definition of due date in English:

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due date

Pronunciation: /ˈd(y)o͞o ˌdāt/


The date on which something falls due, especially the payment of a bill or the expected birth of a baby.
Example sentences
  • The grace period begins on the statement closing date and ends on the payment due date.
  • Others may revoke your on-time discounts if a payment arrives a day after the due date, he says.
  • Most companies send bills well in advance of due dates.

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Syllabification: due date

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