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owe

verb /əu/
to be in debt to
deber
I owe (him) $10.
owing adjective still to be paid
debido
There is some money still owing (to us).
owing to because of
debido a, a causa de
Owing to the snow, the football has been cancelled.
owing to is used to mean ’because of’: The shop is closed owing to (not due to ) the manager’s illness. due to is used to mean ’caused by’: The accident was believed to be due to his negligence.
Translations of “owe”
in Korean 빚지다…
in Arabic يَدين لـِ…
in French devoir…
in Italian dovere…
in Chinese (Traditional) 負債, 欠(債), 欠(帳)…
in Russian быть должным, задолжать…
in Turkish borçlu olmak, borcu olmak…
in Polish być winnym…
in Portuguese dever…
in German schulden…
in Catalan deure…
in Japanese (人)に借金がある…
in Chinese (Simplified) 负债, 欠(债), 欠(账)…
(Definition of owe from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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