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Etymology

French , due, past participle of devoir, to owe

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Adjective

due (not comparable)

Positive
due

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. Of a payment, to be made by the stated time.
    Payment is due in ten days.
  2. Of an event, supposed to occur at the stated time.
    Rain is due this afternoon.
  3. Of public transport, supposed to arrive at the stated time.
    The train is due in five minutes.
  4. Of a baby, expected to be born at the stated time.
    When is your baby due?
  5. Of a pregnant woman, due to give birth on the stated date.
    When are you due?

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Adverb

due

  1. (used with compass directions) Directly or exactly.
    due north

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Noun

Singular
due

Plural
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due ({{{1}}})
  1. Deserved acknowledgment.
    Give him his due — he is a good actor.
  2. (in plural dues) A membership fee.

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Danish

Noun

due (plural duer)

  1. pigeon
  2. dove

French

Verb

due

  1. Feminine singular past participle of devoir.

Italian

Pronunciation

Etymology

[[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:it:Template:lang:la derivations]] duo

Template:lang:it cardinal numbers
[[uno#Template:lang:it| <  1 ]] 2 [[tre#Template:lang:it|3   > ]]
    Cardinal : due
    Ordinal : [[secondo#Template:lang:it|secondo]]

Adjective

due m. and f. inv.

  1. two

Noun

due m. inv.

  1. two

le due f. plural

  1. two o'clock (a.m. or p.m.)

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