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Definition of Owing

Owing

  1. of Owe
  2. Had or held under obligation of paying; due.
  3. Had or experienced as a consequence, result, issue, etc.; ascribable; -- with to; as, misfortunes are often owing to vices; his failure was owing to speculations.

Owing Quotations

We must become bigger than we have been: more courageous, greater in spirit, larger in outlook. We must become members of a new race, overcoming petty prejudice, owing our ultimate allegiance not to nations but to our fellow men within the human community.
Haile Selassie

Behind the ostensible government sits enthroned an invisible government owing no allegiance and acknowledging no responsibility to the people.
Theodore Roosevelt

The truth, Prime Minister, is that you have run out of our money. The country as a whole is now in negative equity. Every British child is born owing around 20,000 pounds. Servicing the interest on that debt is going to cost more than educating the child.
Daniel Hannan

The moderation of people in prosperity is the effect of a smooth and composed temper, owing to the calm of their good fortune.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Owing to ignorance of the rope the rope appears to be a snake; owing to ignorance of the Self the transient state arises of the individualized, limited, phenomenal aspect of the Self.
Guru Nanak
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Owing Translations

owing in German is verdankend, schuldende, schuldend
owing in Spanish is deudor
owing in Swedish is som skall betalas

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