How to Pronounce owe?

Correct pronunciation for the word "owe" is [ˈə͡ʊ], [ˈə‍ʊ], [ˈəʊ].

"Owe" in context

Owe is the term used when one person has an obligation to transfer money or something else of value to another individual or organization. Owing something usually happens when someone has accepted something of value in return for a promise to give something later in return. If a promise is not kept and a payment or some other form of compensation is not provided, then the person who has accepted something of value is said to owe something. In most cases, owing money is the result of an exchange of goods or services for a certain amount of money. Owing money can be a serious financial burden that can lead to further financial problems if not paid in a timely manner.

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