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owing to

Because of; as a result of; due to Owing to construction on the highway, please anticipate higher levels of traffic than usual. He's missing part of his right arm owing to an accident with a piece of farm equipment when he was a kid.
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owing to

because of something; due to the fact of something. Owing to the lateness of the evening, I must go home. We were late owing to the heavy traffic.
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The increased brilliancy of the moon and stars at this elevation, owing to the perfect transparency of the atmosphere, was very remarkable.
d) a service provider to the Company has communicated to the Company that all amounts owing to the service provider by the Company have been removed from the books of the service provider (the books of the Company indicated that the amount was approximately $46,000);
An insurer rated 'R' is under regulatory supervision owing to its financial condition," explained Standard & Poor's credit analyst Neilay Mehta.