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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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owingow·ing /ˈəʊɪŋ $ ˈoʊ-/ adjective  [not before noun] especially British EnglishBFL if money is owing, it has not yet been paid to the person who should receive itoutstanding You need to pay the amount owing, plus the interest.
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owingFarrington Stead dealt in gilt-edged securities, investments also offered by Barlow Clowes which went into liquidation in June 1988 owing £190million.How much is still owing?Most of the money has been repaid but there is still £5 owing.When they collect you will get the 20 percent or so balance still owing.The total amount owing at the end of ten years will be over $20,000.That would leave her owing Hannah, but she could sort that out later, after they'd gone.She found it most distasteful to think of him owing money to the bingo-playing woman in the basement.For the man-about-town of the 1890s betraying concern at owing money to tradesmen was bourgeois, boring and absurd.
From Longman Business Dictionaryowingow‧ing /ˈəʊɪŋˈoʊ-/ adjective [only after a noun] British EnglishACCOUNTINGFINANCE an amount of money owing has not been paid yetWe will send an estimate of the amount owing for the goods or services provided.The brewery settled the £149 debt owing to him. compare outstanding
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