Definition of due to in English:

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due to

1Caused by or ascribable to: his death was not due to any lack of care
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  • She also found signs of hypoxic damage to nerve cells due to lack of oxygen before death.
  • The delay was due to a lack of scaffolding.
  • We have had some pretty stupid rows due to the lack of sleep and worry as to what is it that keeps waking him.
2Because of; owing to: he had to withdraw due to a knee injury
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  • The central bank has noted that overall inflation has been higher than expected, due mainly to a jump in gasoline prices.
  • A small amount of hiss and distortion shows up from time to time, though this is to be expected due in part to the film's budget.
  • An employee at the company says staff morale is low due to the lack of job certainty in the future.
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