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English definition of “due”
› FINANCE, ACCOUNTING an amount that is due on a particular date has to be paid on that date: become/come/fall due A £110m interest payment to bondholders falls due on March 25.due on/by sth More than $2.15 billion of its outstanding loans are due by the end of this year. The loan carries an interest rate of 7.625% per annum and is due and payable on January 31.
› if you are due something, it is owed to you as a right: After 3 years employment, I'll be due 3 weeks vacation.
› if someone is due to do something, they are expected to do it or going to do it: He had been due to become technical director, but the company was taken over.
› expected to happen, arrive, etc. at a particular time: due on/by sth Applications are due by noon next Wednesday.be due to do sth The tribunal is due to meet this week.