due due  /ˈdu/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) that which is deserved or owed
  2. (n) a payment that is due (e.g., as the price of membership)
  3. (adj) owed and payable immediately or on demand
  4. (adj) scheduled to arrive
  5. (adj) suitable to or expected in the circumstances
  6. (adj) capable of being assigned or credited to
  7. (adv) directly or exactly; straight

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Usage(s):

  1. Most likely, things start going awry simply due to advancing age, Agrawal says.
  2. Ohio ranked seventh among all states in net job loss due to the growing trade deficit with China, with 66,100 jobs lost.
  3. Probably only 30% is due to genetics.

News

  1. Nigeria due in Brazil on Saturday after pay row

    WINDHOEK (Reuters) - Nigeria are due to arrive in Brazil on Saturday to take part in the Confederations Cup, 24 hours later than scheduled, after a row over bonus payments saw the squad holed up in a Namibia hotel on Thursday. A telephone call between FIFA general secretary Jerome Valcke and an unnamed Nigerian official broke the impasse after the 23-man squad refused to travel to the tournament ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Soccer-Nigeria due in Brazil on Saturday after pay row

    (adds FIFA comment, more details, background) WINDHOEK, June 13 (Reuters) - Nigeria are due to arrive in Brazil on Saturday to take part in the Confederations Cup, 24 hours later than scheduled, after a row over bonus payments saw the squad holed up in a Namibia hotel on Thursday. A telephone call between FIFA general secretary Jerome Valcke and an unnamed Nigerian official broke the impasse ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Due to the ever increasing work-load,

    Due to the ever increasing work-load, Oak Ridge Metal Works is looking for a qualified Sheet Metal Fabricator that fabricates sheet metal parts from shop drawings using shears, rolls, press brakes, punch presses, & other sheet metal equipment.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Daily Reflector

Quotes

  1. In strongly worded remarks delivered in the White House East Room before small business owners, Mr. Obama called AIG "a corporation that finds itself in financial distress due to recklessness and greed."
    on Mar 16, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: New York Times

  2. "We can say Germany wasn't as good as we thought they'd be today," Spain coach Vicente del Bosque said. "But that is due to the excellent performance of our team."
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Vicente del Bosque Source: The Associated Press

  3. "I have the utmost respect and aloha for black people who have suffered so much due to racial discrimination and acts of hatred," Chapman said. "I am deeply disappointed in myself for speaking out of anger to my son and using such a hateful...
    on Oct 31, 2007 By: Dog Chapman Source: E! Online

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