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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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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.
Generally, a husband and wife owe one another duties of mutual respect, fidelity and support.
It is to her, perhaps, that we owe one the book's major contributions: its emphasis on organization of the entertainment process.
This clause, which echoes Article 5 of the North Atlantic Treaty, potentially goes further than the mutual solidarity the Member States owe one another under draft Article I-39@5.
I definitely feel like I owe one to the team,'' Richard said.