Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “owing”

owing

adjective [after noun]
 
 
/ˈəʊɪŋ/
FINANCE still to be paid: You have the option of paying off the whole amount owing, without it costing you a penny in interest. There is $4,000 owing on my loan.
(Definition of owing from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of owing?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More Business English definitions for “owing”

Definitions of “owing” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

bright spark

a person who is intelligent, and full of energy and enthusiasm

Word of the Day

Highly delighted, bitterly disappointed, ridiculously cheap: adverbs for emphasis.

by Liz Walter,
October 22, 2014
We often make adjectives stronger by putting an adverb in front of them. The most common ones are very and, for a stronger meaning, extremely: He was very pleased. The ship is extremely large. However, we don’t use very or extremely for adjectives that already have a strong meaning, for example fantastic,

Read More 

life tracking noun

October 20, 2014
the use of one or more devices or apps to monitor health, exercise, how time is spent, etc.

Read More