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Owing to the difficulty of dealing with substances of high molecular weight we are still a long way from having determined the chemical characteristics and the constitution of proteins, which are regarded as the principal con-stituents of living organisms.
Karl Landsteiner

Meaning of "owing to" in the English dictionary

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OWING TO

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WORDS THAT END LIKE OWING TO

according to
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down to
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Synonyms and antonyms of owing to in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «OWING TO»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «owing to» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of owing to

Translation of «owing to» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF OWING TO

Find out the translation of owing to to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of owing to from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «owing to» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

由于
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

debido a
570 millions of speakers

English

owing to
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

के कारण
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

بِسَبَبِ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

вследствие
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

devido a
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কারণ যাও
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

en raison de
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

berhutang kepada
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

wegen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

・・・のおかげで
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

... 때문에
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Amargi
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nhờ có
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

காரணமாக
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कारण
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Nedeniyle
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

a causa di
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

z powodu
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

внаслідок
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

datorită
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

λόγω
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

weens
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

på grund av
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

på grunn av
5 millions of speakers

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OWING TO»

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about owing to

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10 QUOTES WITH «OWING TO»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word owing to.
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Florence Ellinwood Allen
Owing to the fact that leaders in the women's groups made a point of serving on the jury here whenever they were called, we have always had an unusually high type of women represented on the jury.
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E. F. Benson
Taste is one of the five senses, and the man who tells us with priggish pride that he does not care what he eats is merely boasting of his sad deficiency: he might as well be proud of being deaf or blind, or, owing to a perpetual cold in the head, of being devoid of the sense of smell.
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Lloyd Dorfman
India offers exciting business opportunities owing to the growth in corporate travel and a significant middle-class population waiting to explore the world. To begin with, Travelex is setting up eight city centre branches in metros and other major cities including tourist destinations.
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Hans Frank
In the main the Academy helped to frame only laws of an economic or social nature, since owing to the development of the totalitarian regime it became more and more impossible to cooperate in other spheres.
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Karl Landsteiner
Owing to the difficulty of dealing with substances of high molecular weight we are still a long way from having determined the chemical characteristics and the constitution of proteins, which are regarded as the principal con-stituents of living organisms.
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Max von Laue
For both reasons, owing to the thermal motion and to the working together of various wavelengths, factors arise which, in a similar manner to the structural factor, exert some influence upon the brightness of the interference points but not upon their location.
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Guru Nanak
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.
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Ivor Novello
It has been argued that British girls are incapable of deep feeling or brilliant acting owing to their lack of temperament. This, I am positive, is not true.
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Johannes Stark
A beam of luminous hydrogen canal rays has, owing to its velocity, exactly the same direction as that of the electric field in which it may be made to move.
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Pieter Zeeman
I should point out, however, that at first some difficulty was experienced in observing the phenomena predicted by the theory, owing to the extreme smallness of the variations in the period of oscillation.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OWING TO»

Discover the use of owing to in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to owing to and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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A Guide to Heidegger's Being and Time
This meaning is expressed in English by "owing to"; for example, owing to me ( because of me), another has been led astray, damaged, or even broken in his existence. This kind of moral guilt is summed up by Heidegger in a very condensed ...
Magda King, John Llewellyn, 2001
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Otitis Media in Infants and Children
Recurrent Episodes of Acute Otitis Media Children with recurrent episodes of otitis media have new middle-ear infections owing to the same species that was responsible for the first episode. S. pneumoniae and nontypeable H. influenzae are ...
Charles D. Bluestone, Jerome O. Klein, 2007
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Advanced Grammar in Use Book Without Answers: A Reference ...
The prepositions because of, due to, and owing to can also be used before a noun or noun phrase to give a reason for something: O We were delayed because of an accident. O She was unable to run owing to / due to a leg injury. (= because ...
Martin Hewings, 2013
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Australian Tax Casebook
The scheme provided that as from that date the taxpayer was not entitled to receive or retain amounts paid in respect of factored debts owing to the taxpayer by persons residing in New South Wales and that the control and possession of the ...
Stephen Barkoczy, Cameron Rider, John Baring, 2010
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Australian Tax Casebook
The scheme provided that as from that date the taxpayer was not entitled to receive or retain amounts paid in respect of factored debts owing to the taxpayer by persons residing in New South Wales and that the control and possession of the ...
CCH Australia, Limited, 2011
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The London Medical Repository, Monthly Journal, and Review
Ossification, j from increased momen J owinS t0 increalie of lhe <lnanti,y of circulating blood generally, 1 from these eausei turn of the Blood, 1 owing to increase of the action of the Heart, j JJ J|| frequency, J a8 t0 botb' J united* from increased ...
Thomas Underwood ((Londres)), George Underwood ((Londres)), George Man Burrows, 1819
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"Living in Rich Man's Garbage" - Social Change in Lesotho ...
Introduction This paper discusses social change within Lesotho’s society and its response in regard to the increasing number of children orphaned by HIV and AIDS.
Claude Bartelmus, 2005
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Minerals Yearbook 2008: Area Reports, International, Europe ...
Production of secondary (smelter and refined) copper increased by about 7% primarily owing to expansion of processing of copper-containing materials, such as electrical scrap and industrial residues at Norddeutsche Affinerie AG's recycling ...
Interior Dept., Geological Survey, U. s. Department of Interior, U. s. Geological Survey, 2011
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Communicating in Science: Writing a Scientific Paper and ...
From '4 different kinds' omit 'different'. (12) due to and owing to. Due to often occurs where owing to would be better. Due to has the sense of caused by; owing to has the sense of because of. We may write 'the colour of the diamond was due ...
Vernon Booth, 1993
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Tips & Trik Sukses UN B Ingg SMA
D. OWINGTO Frase owing to juga mengikuti pola dan fungsi becduse of, seperti berikut: MISALNYA: • 7 called heryesterday owing to the problem. • She cried last night owing to herfather's death. • Owing to the trafficjam, I was late this morning.
Silvester Goridus Sukur

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «OWING TO»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term owing to is used in the context of the following news items.
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Fiat Chrysler Recalls 1.7 Million Ram Trucks owing to Air Bag Glitch …
Just few days after Fiat Chrysler recalled some 1.4 million vehicles related to hackers exposing a cybersecurity threat by gaining access via its ... «Uncover Michigan, Jul 15»
2
Curacao is a Dutch treat in the Caribbean - NY Daily News
The capital city of Willemstad has been called 'Amsterdam of the Carribean,' owing to the brightly colored, Dutch-style houses. Long before ... «New York Daily News, Jul 15»
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Chris Gayle takes break from cricket in battle with back injury | Stuff …
I am going to do a surgery on my back," Gayle said. West Indies batsman Chris Gayle will be out of cricket until December owing to surgery. «Stuff.co.nz, Jul 15»
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Remembering Nagasaki: the man who walked through hell | World …
There was a seasonal elevation of the Kwai owing to high rainfall. Once, after the waters receded, Bras remembers seeing the corpses of ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
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Pullela Gopichand Confident of Medals Galore at World …
She missed the All England and India Open, Malaysia Open too owing to a navicular stress fracture on her left leg. She made a comeback in ... «NDTVSports.com, Jul 15»
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First time in 5 years, one of the world's largest flowers …
But owing to deforestation, Amorphophallus Titanium now is classified as 'vulnerable' by the International Union for Conservation of Nature. «The Indian Express, Jul 15»
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Voe show cancelled owing to soft ground
The organisers of the Voe Show are “devastated” that they have had to cancel the event following an inspection of the show ground last night. «Shetland Times Online, Jul 15»
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You are here: HomeRGA's profits dip owing to weak US results
HomeRGA's profits dip owing to weak US results. Follow us: google facebook twitter linked in my slipcase RSS feeds. Reactions Copying and ... «Reactions, Jul 15»
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Anglo, Lonmin to cut 12 000 jobs - Companies | IOL Business
Lonmin, the world's third largest platinum producer, meanwhile said it would cut 6 000 jobs in South Africa owing to falling prices and high costs ... «Independent Online, Jul 15»
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Court threatens to free 6 terror suspects
Court threatens to free 6 terror suspects owing to incomplete investigation. By Robert Amalemba Updated Friday, July 24th 2015 at 18:01 GMT +3. Share this ... «The Standard Digital News, Jul 15»

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