IOU


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IOU

 (ī′ō-yo͞o′)
n.
A promise to pay a debt, especially a signed paper stating the specific amount owed and often bearing the letters IOU.

[From the pronunciation of I owe you.]
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IOU

n
a written promise or reminder to pay a debt
[C17: representing I owe you]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

IOU

or I.O.U.,


n., pl. IOUs, IOU's, or I.O.U.'s.
a written acknowledgment of a debt, esp. an informal one consisting only of the letters IOU, the sum owed, and the debtor's signature.
[1785–95; representing I owe you]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.IOU - an informal debt instrumentIOU - an informal debt instrument; representing `I owe you'
note of hand, promissory note, note - a promise to pay a specified amount on demand or at a certain time; "I had to co-sign his note at the bank"
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Translations
إختصار كلمات: أنا مَدينٌ لكَ
úpis na částku peněz
gældsbrev
adóslevél
skolos raštelis
paradzime
borç senedi

IOU

N ABBR =I owe youpagaré m, vale m (LAm)
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

IOU

[ˌaɪəʊˈjuː] n abbr (=I owe you) → reconnaissance f de dette
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

IOU

abbr of I owe you → Schuldschein m; to give somebody an IOUjdm einen Schuldschein ausschreiben
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

IOU

[ˌaɪəʊˈjuː] n abbr =I owe youpagherò m inv
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

IOU

(ˌai ou ˈjuː) abbreviation
I owe you; a signed paper in which a person acknowledges a debt of a certain amount. I'll give you an IOU (for $ 150).
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.
References in classic literature ?
"I sent to find out where he is living, and sent him his IOU to Trubin, which I paid.
Green might have any decent time; but pay?--of course he must pay; to talk of burning IOU's was child's play.
What am I to do with your IOU's, you cunning, unscrupulous rogue?
"IOU, Lady Lydiard, five hundred pounds (L500), Felix Sweetsir."
"My IOU, it is needless to say, accompanies these lines.
I was so delighted at this that, as I signed the IOU with a swaggering air, I told him casually that the night before "I had been keeping it up with some friends at the Hotel de Paris; we were giving a farewell party to a comrade, in fact, I might say a friend of my childhood, and you know--a desperate rake, fearfully spoilt--of course, he belongs to a good family, and has considerable means, a brilliant career; he is witty, charming, a regular Lovelace, you understand; we drank an extra 'half-dozen' and..." And it went off all right; all this was uttered very easily, unconstrainedly and complacently.
He told me this story of his adventure with many flashes of white teeth and lively glances of black eyes, at first in a sort of anx- ious baby-talk, then, as he acquired the language, with great fluency, but always with that singing, soft, and at the same time vibrating intonation that instilled a strangely penetrating power into the sound of the most familiar English words, as if they had been the words of an unearthly language.
Oblivious of my new surroundings I walked the deck, in anx- ious, deadened abstraction, a commingling of romantic reverie with a very practical survey of my qualifications.
These forward-looking statements are subject to numerous risks and uncertainties, certain of which are beyond the control of IOU including, but not limited to, the impact of general economic conditions, industry conditions, dependence upon regulatory and shareholder approvals, the execution of definitive documentation and the uncertainty of obtaining additional financing.
IOU issued the Debentures by way of a private placement pursuant to a trust indenture dated November 2, 2015, and has entered into a supplemental trust indenture with Computershare Trust company of Canada, the debenture trustee, to finalize the amendments.
The 1989 bus, bought by IOU and rebuilt in the First depot in Halifax, has rear-facing grandstand seating and the audience/passengers wear headphones.
We compute the mean of per class IoU. Each per class IoU is computed over a validation/test set according to the following formula: