Definition of 'owing to'
Example sentences containing 'owing to'
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There was some owing to Napier from Graydon and the rest...' `Up to the magic ten million dollars. BLOOD IS DIRT (2002)She must've been on his case owing to his family all being Green Berets and getting married at Special Forces weddings. WHITE LIES (2002)A notice on the door said simply: `Closed owing to absence of the proprietor. COFFIN ON THE WATER (2002)
In truth, these movements were irregular these days, owing to the monstrous shortage of money. BARRACUDA 945 (2002)
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Translations for 'owing to'
British English: owing to /ˈəʊɪŋ tuː/ PREPOSITION
If something is owing to another thing, it is a result of that thing.
He was out of work owing to an injury.
- American English: because of
- Arabic: بِسَبَبِ
- Brazilian Portuguese: devido a
- Chinese: 由于
- Croatian: zbog
- Czech: kvůli
- Danish: grundet
- Dutch: wegens
- European Spanish: debido a
- Finnish: vuoksi
- French: en raison de
- German: wegen
- Greek: λόγω
- Italian: a causa di
- Japanese: ･･･のおかげで
- Korean: ... 때문에
- Norwegian: på grunn av
- Polish: z powodu
- European Portuguese: devido a
- Romanian: datorită
- Russian: вследствие
- Spanish: debido a
- Swedish: på grund av
- Thai: เนื่องจาก
- Turkish: sayesinde
- Ukrainian: внаслідок
- Vietnamese: nhờ có
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