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owing: Meaning and Definition of

ow•ing

Pronunciation: (?'ing), [key]
? adj.
  1. owed, unpaid, or due for payment: to pay what is owing.
  2. because of; as a result of: Owing to a mistake in the payroll department, some of us were issued incorrect checks.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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