French translation of 'due'
1. (= expected) attendu(e)
to be due (= expected to arrive) [plane, train, bus, passenger] devoir arriver ⧫ être attendu(e)
The train is due at 8. Le train est attendu à 8 h.
The plane’s due in half an hour. L’avion doit arriver dans une demi-heure.
to be due back [person] devoir rentrer
to be due to arrive [person] devoir arriver
He’s due to arrive tomorrow. Il doit arriver demain.
to be due somewhere
We were due in London at 2 a.m. Nous devions arriver à Londres à deux heures du matin.
2. (= expected to be born) [baby] prévu(e)
When’s the baby due? Le bébé est prévu pour quand ?
3. (= expected to give birth)
to be due [pregnant woman] devoir accoucher
She’s due next week. Elle doit accoucher la semaine prochaine.
4. (= payable)
The rent is due on the 30th. Il faut payer le loyer le 30.
5. (= owed) [money] dû (due)
due to sb dû (due) à qn
to be due sth [holiday] avoir droit à qch
I am due 6 days’ leave. J’ai droit à 6 jours de congé.
I am due £500. On me doit 500 livres.
to be due for sth devoir avoir qch
6. (= proper) [attention] qui convient
after due consideration après mûre réflexion
in due course (= eventually)(in future time) en temps utile ⧫ en temps voulu; (in past time) finalement
with due respect sauf votre respect
due to (preposition) (= because of) à cause de
The trip was cancelled due to bad weather. Le voyage a été annulé à cause du mauvais temps.
to be due to (= a consequence of) être dû(e) à
to give sb their due (= be fair to) être juste envers qn
due north droit vers le nord
dues plural noun
(for club, union) cotisation f
(in harbour) droits mpl (de port)
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Example Sentences Including 'due'
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Their most evocative literary qualities are due in large part to a process of commercial pruning.The Times Literary Supplement (2013)
The fort lies almost due north and one can well imagine how the battle raged to and fro between it and the valley.On the Trail of Merlin - a guide to the Celtic mystery tradition (1991)
The staff member had already transitioned and was due back at work the next day.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
This was largely due to the enormous public opposition.The Sun (2010)
You can pay cash only up to 9,000 due to money laundering laws.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Tell me this is due east.Man of Honour (2007)
The wind blew him due south.The Broken God (1993)
Driving without due care and attention this week is not advised.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Lazy pundits and former players have been coming out saying he has no chance of success due to his age and inexperience.The Sun (2016)
There is no refund system if play is cancelled due to rain.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Part of this may have been due to his own fading health.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
We have been more cautious than normal this year in giving due consideration to liabilities.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
He already had eight points for driving without due care and attention.The Sun (2015)
He also appears to be driving without due care and attention and a passenger is not wearing a seat belt.The Sun (2016)
He is due to go back to jail after breaching the terms of his licence.The Sun (2013)
He said the gender difference in results could be due to variations in tolerance for alcohol.The Sun (2016)
It has emerged victims and their families may be due tens of millions of pounds in compensation.The Sun (2016)
It is acquired over time due to their dietary habits.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
It is due to reopen tomorrow.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Rents are also due to go up by 5.4 per cent in the next six months.The Sun (2016)
She said she thought that the debt was due to be paid today.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
The committee is due to report back early next year.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
The country is due to vote on a new constitution in the coming weeks.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
The money was due to last six months and is about to run out.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The report will be published in due course.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The results could be due to sunlight exposure rather than alcohol.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
They said she would almost definitely secure indefinite leave to remain in due course.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
This is perhaps in part due to the success of our junior teams.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Violence has also decreased due to rising expectations.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Yet nearly 50 per cent of the money is due to come from sales of court buildings.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Some 100 youngsters are due to arrive in Britain this week but that is the tip of the iceberg.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Some churches agree to pay the annual dues or fees to these clubs as a fringe benefit.Christianity Today (2000)
We were still putting down carpets an hour before the Prime Minister was due to arrive.A Channel of Peace (1993)
Our house faced due west so we saw some phenomenal sunsets.FRIENDS FOR LIFE (2003)
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'due' in Other Languages
British English: due /djuː/ ADJECTIVE
If something is due at a particular time, it is expected to happen or to arrive at that time.
The results are due at the end of the month.
- American English: due
- Arabic: مُتَوَقَّع
- Brazilian Portuguese: esperado
- Chinese: 到期的
- Croatian: dospio
- Czech: má se ... ... vrátit ve čtvrtek apod.
- Danish: passende
- Dutch: verwacht
- European Spanish: previsto
- Finnish: olla määrä
- French: dû
- German: fällig
- Greek: αναμενόμενος
- Italian: dovuto
- Japanese: ･･･する予定で
- Korean: 만기가 된
- Norwegian: skyldig
- Polish: należny
- European Portuguese: ter chegada prevista
- Romanian: așteptat
- Russian: должный
- Spanish: debido
- Swedish: förfallen
- Thai: ถึงกำหนด
- Turkish: olması beklenen
- Ukrainian: належний
- Vietnamese: đến hạn
Translation of due from the Collins English to French Dictionary