Definition of due noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//djuː//
    ; NAmE NAmE//duː//
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  1. 1your/somebody’s due [uncountable] a thing that should be given to somebody by right He received a large reward, which was no more than his due (= than what he deserved). She's a slow worker, but to give her her due (= to be fair to her), she does try very hard.
  2. 2dues [plural] charges, for example to be a member of a club to pay your dues trade union dues
  3. Word OriginMiddle English (in the sense ‘payable’): from Old French deu ‘owed’, based on Latin debitus ‘owed’, from debere ‘owe’ .
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: due