duedue1 /djuː $ duː/ ●●●S1W1 adjective 🔊 🔊 1expected [not before noun]TIME/AT A PARTICULAR TIMEexpected to happen or arrive at a particular timedue to do something 🔊 The team are due to fly to Italy next month. 🔊 His new book is due to be published next year.due in/on/at 🔊 She’s pregnant and the baby’s due in April. 🔊 The final results of the experiment are due on December 9. 🔊 I’m due at his office at 4.30.due for 🔊 The car is due for its annual service again.due back 🔊 When are the library books due back? →due date2owedEXPECTowed to someone either as a debt or because they have a right to it 🔊 Any money due you will be sent by cheque through the post.due to 🔊 Thanks are due to all those who took part.3moneyBFMONEY if an amount of money is due, it must be paid at a particular time 🔊 The next income tax payment is due on 31 January.4 →in due course5properPROPER [only before noun] formalRIGHT/PROPERproper or suitable 🔊 He was banned for six months for driving without due care and attention.due regard/consideration 🔊 We want the best for each individual child with due regard for the interests of the other children.6 →with (all) due respect →duly, due to
due• Surely, if she was the caring person she makes out, she would insist on paying her dues.• Most of the income comes from membershipdues and from sales.• At first I thought they were upset about the dues, which had been doubled.From Longman Business Dictionaryduedue /djuːduː/ adjective1[not before a noun] if an amount of money is due, it must be paid now or at the stated timeBreakwater said it was unable to meet an interest payment due yesterday. → see alsopast due2[only before a noun]LAW proper and expected by lawHe was charged with driving without due care and attention.