adjective[predic.] chiefly British
- (Of money) yet to be paid: no rent was owingMore example sentences
- But this still leaves money owing not to the courts or police but to you and me, as taxpayers, and to victims of crime.
- There were years however, that the Day Book indicates that Rent for the Grant cottage was owing and unpaid, particularly from 1973 to 1977 inclusive.
- A popular legal redundancy is that a debt is ‘due, owing and unpaid.’
- Because of or on account of: his reading was hesitant owing to a stammerMore example sentences
- This may be owing to low awareness about the hazardous side effects of adulterated food on our health.
- There was an interruption of three or four months owing to his father's death.
- However, throughout the world, the cost of fish has increased owing to reduced yields.
For an explanation of the difference between owing to and due to, see due (usage).