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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.
Translations of “owing”
in Korean 갚아야 할…
in Arabic مُستَحقّ الدفع…
in Portuguese devido…
in Catalan pendent…
in Japanese 未払いの…
in Italian dovuto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 欠帳的,未還的, 應還的,應付的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 欠账的,未还的, 应还的,应付的…
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