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due to something

as a result of something because of something Due to computer problems, the checks cannot be mailed this week. Our flight was late due to the bad weather.
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due to

1. Likely to, announced as, as in Betty bought more of the stock, believing it was due to rise, or The play is due to open next week. [Early 1900s]
2. Attributable to, because of, as in Due to scanty rainfall, we may face a crop failure. This usage has been criticized by some authorities, but today it is widely considered standard. [Early 1900s] Also see on account of.
3. Owing or payable to, as in We must give our staff whatever vacation is due to them.
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