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- Because of, on account of.
- I gave up my job as a typist owing to repetitive strain injury.
- 1839, Charles Dickens, Nicholas Nickleby:
- It’s all owing to your precious caution that they got hold of it. If you had let me burn it, and taken my word that it was gone, it would have been a heap of ashes behind the fire, instead of being whole and sound, inside of my great-coat.