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B2 because of: The concert has been cancelled owing to lack of support.
Translations of “owing to”
in Korean -때문에…
in Arabic لأن, بِسَبَب…
in Portuguese devido a, por causa de…
in Catalan a causa de…
in Japanese (理由を表す)~のために…
in Italian in seguito a, a causa di…
in Chinese (Traditional) 因為,由於…
in Russian из-за, по причине…
in Turkish ...dan/den dolayı, yüzünden, sebebiyle…
in Chinese (Simplified) 因为,由于…
in Polish z powodu…
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