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English definition of “due”

due

noun
 
 
/djuː/
give sb their due something that you say when you want to describe someone's good qualities after they have done something wrong or after you have criticized them: Joe's a bit slow but, to give him his due, he does work hard.Showing respect and admirationPraising and applaudingExaggerating and playing down
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