due

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due is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
due

Pronunciation[change]

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Adjective[change]

Positive
due

Comparative
none

Superlative
none

  1. If something is due, it should happen at a particular time.
    We are due to arrive at Peason International Airport at 5:23.
    Your homework is due on Tuesday.
    The payment is due at the end of the month.
  2. If someone is due something, they should get it.
    He's due $50 for the work he did last week.
    Our thanks is due to all the wonderful teachers who helped us.
  3. (formal) Enough
    Please pay due attention.

Preposition[change]

Preposition
due

  1. If x is due to y, y causes x.
    Due to the recent changes, we were not able to complete this in time.
    The problems were due to bad weather.

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Noun[change]

Singular
due

Plural
dues

Adverb[change]

Positive
due

Comparative
none

Superlative
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  1. directly in a direction (north, south, east, or west)
    Walk due south for one kilometer.