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Meaning of “owing to” in the English Dictionary

"owing to" in British English

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owing topreposition

uk   us  
B2 because of: The ​concert has been ​cancelled owing to ​lack of ​interest.
(Definition of owing to from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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owing topreposition

 us   /ˈoʊ·ɪŋ tʊ/ fml
because of: The ​performance has been ​canceled owing to the ​strike.
(Definition of owing to from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “owing to”
in Arabic لأن, بِسَبَب…
in Korean -때문에…
in Portuguese devido a, por causa de…
in Catalan a causa de…
in Japanese (理由を表す)~のために…
in Chinese (Simplified) 因为,由于…
in Turkish ...dan/den dolayı, yüzünden, sebebiyle…
in Russian из-за, по причине…
in Chinese (Traditional) 因為,由於…
in Italian in seguito a, a causa di…
in Polish z powodu…
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