Definition of owing to preposition from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


owing to

BrE BrE//ˈəʊɪŋ tə//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈoʊɪŋ tə//
; BrE before vowels BrE//ˈəʊɪŋ tu//
; NAmE before vowels NAmE//ˈoʊɪŋ tu//
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because of The game was cancelled owing to torrential rain. Owing to his illness, he could not continue with his studies.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: owing to