Definition of owing in English:

owing

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Pronunciation: /ˈəʊɪŋ
 
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adjective

[predic.] chiefly British

Phrases

owing to

Because of or on account of: his reading was hesitant owing to a stammer
More 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.
Synonyms
because of, as a result of, on account of, on grounds of, due to, as a consequence of, thanks to, through, by reason of, by/in virtue of, for the sake of, in view of, after, following, in the wake of

Usage

For an explanation of the difference between owing to and due to, see due (usage).

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