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"Because of" is a phrase which is often translated as "a causa de", and "on account of" is a phrase which is often translated as "debido a". Learn more about the difference between "because of" and "on account of" below.
because of(
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kuhz
 
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (indicating reason)
a. a causa de
All schools in the county are closed because of the snow.Todas las escuelas del condado están cerradas a causa de la nieve.
b. debido a
My flight has been canceled because of the pilot strike.Han cancelado mi vuelo debido a la huelga de pilotos.
c. por
My favorite season of the year is summer because of the warm weather.Mi favorita estación del año es el verano por el clima cálido.
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on account of(
an
 
uh
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kaund
 
uhv
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. debido a
There will be no trains in or out of the station this weekend on account of essential engineering works.No habrá servicio de trenes procedentes de o con destino a la estación este fin de semana debido a obras de ingeniería esenciales.
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