Owe

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Owe

To be required to repay money or another asset to an individual, company, or other organization. One owes a debt after one has borrowed money or another asset. In business and government, debt is often owed in the form of bonds, which are securities entitling the bearer to repayment at the appropriate time(s). Occasionally, especially for personal loans, debt is owed without interest or other compensation; one simply owes what was lent. This is exceedingly rare in business and a debtor almost always owes a creditor a certain amount of interest, representing the time value of money.
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"We haven't had a win there for a while, so we owe one to the fans really.
"I owe one apology only, and that is to the devil, for lacking the ability to be more severe in my criticism of all organized religion."
Also, clubs will not be able to owe one another money and failure to pay their players and non-playing staff - a common occurrence nowadays - will also result in exclusion from European club competitions.
AT THE outset, I must confess I owe one to Rakhi Sawant.
She says that ideas about what we owe one another are intrinsic in human imagination and a powerful force in our relationships.
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'Once we do, we'll start nailing a few sides, as there's one or two teams we owe one to and I can't wait.