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    Definition of due to in English Dictionary

  • Preposition
    1. caused by; resulting from.
      1. Rising unemployment due to the economic downturn is spreading.
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • Vesteris Seamount is composed of highly alkaline lavas of alkalibasaltic to basanitic/tephritic compositions, consistent with small extents of mantle melting due to great lithospheric thickness [17 ].
      • This was due to their high multiallelism that translates in high polymorphic information content (PIC) [11 ] and heterozygosity.
      • Although neutrophils play a crucial role in fighting acute infections and clearing pathogens, these cells also contribute to tissue immunopathology due to their histotoxic capacity.
    2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
      • Due to his controversial views the Vatican decided to laicise the priest.
      • Due to frequent arctic travel, the plane was equipped with long skids for snow and ice landings.
      • Due to its presumed irresectability the site was marked with metallic clips for later irradiation.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Prepositions

    Other Vocabulary

    Look-Alike Words
    1. en duetto
    2. fr duetto
    3. en duets
    4. en duett
    5. en up to
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    Meaning of due to for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this idiom "due to" is a preposition.
    Definiteness: Level 3
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