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How to Pronounce owing?

Correct pronunciation for the word "owing" is [ˈə͡ʊɪŋ], [ˈə‍ʊɪŋ], [ˈəʊ_ɪ_ŋ].

"Owing" in context

Owing can refer to different things in different situations. In terms of finance and money, owing is essentially when one person or entity owes money to another. This could be due to a loan, outstanding bill, debt, or some other form of obligation. Owing money is a serious matter, as not paying it back can result in potentially damaging consequences such as damaged credit scores or legal repercussions. Responsible borrowing requires taking on only what can be reasonably paid back in a timely manner.

In terms of owning something, such as a house or car, owing can refer to having a real property at ones disposal and keeping it in their possession.

What are similar-sounding words for owing?

Usage over time for owing:

This graph shows how "owing" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.


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