due adjective (EXPECTED)

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due adjective (RESULTING)

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due adjective (OWED)

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 give sb their due

said when you are praising someone for something good they have done, although you dislike other things about them:

He failed again, but to give him his due, he did try hard.

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From here, you go due east until you get to the Interstate.

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(Definition of due from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

due | American Dictionary

due adjective (RESULTING)

 due to

Due to can mean because of:

due adjective (USUAL/CORRECT)

due adverb [not gradable] (STRAIGHT)

(Definition of due from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Examples of due


Initially, as the plasma plume is formed, the particle pressure is very high due to high value of pressure and density.

This has been due to both population growth and the profitability of rice cultivation in comparison with other crops.

And often they are interested in history due to contemporary philosophical issues.

Thus, this term represents the sound generation due purely to the dynamics of the vortex centroids.

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This could be due to a purely syntactic difference between number words and adjectives.

Unfortunately, complaints returned due to a disturbance of rhythm.

Second, the high rate of follow-up participation reduces the risk of bias due to selective attrition.

The restriction aims at reducing the combinatorial complexity of rule numbers due to the order sensitivity of phrase structure grammar.

A slow falling time of compressed pulse was observed due to the reduced intensity at the wings of the spatial profile.

Opening up the policy process to public, parties and politicians should be done with due reticence.

Suppose two people disagree about an important issue, and the disagreement is not due to one party’s epistemic negligence or obliviousness to relevant evidence.

This is mainly due to the paucity of relevant pathological studies.

Second, it must be noted that present extremely low levels of development are largely due to the failures of past centralised regimes.

However, co-occurrence patterns on burned sites were random, indicating absence of competition at fine spatial scales due to differential habitat use within the burned landscape.

The diffraction limit for a single image may decrease, although higher resolution datasets can still be collected due to the decreased radiation damage rate.

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Translations of due

in Chinese (Traditional)

預計的, 預計的,預期的, 造成…

in Chinese (Simplified)

预计的, 预计的,预期的, 造成…

in Spanish

previsto, pagadero, vencer…

in Portuguese

esperado, devido…

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planlanan, beklenen, beklenmekte olan…

arrivé/-ée à échéance, qui est dû, dû…

dlužný, patřící, očekávaný…

skyldes, forventet, passende…

berhutang, dijadwalkan, semestinya…

ที่เป็นหนี้, ถึงกำหนดเวลา, เหมาะสม…

mang ơn, theo lịch trình, đúng…

planowany, planowy, oczekiwany…

hutang, dijadualkan, wajar…

verpflichtet, fällig, gebührend…

ventet, forfalt, behørig…

previsto, dovuto, spettante…

ожидаемый, подлежащий выплате, причитающийся…

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