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



BrE BrE//djuː//
; NAmE NAmE//duː//
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due north/south/east/west exactly; in a straight line to sail due east The village lies five miles due north of York. 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