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    duty - Dictionary definition and meaning for word duty

    Definition
    (noun) the social force that binds you to the courses of action demanded by that force
    Synonyms : obligation , responsibility
    Example Sentence
    • we must instill a sense of duty in our children
    • every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty
    Definition
    (noun) work that you are obliged to perform for moral or legal reasons
    Example Sentence
    • the duties of the job
    Definition
    (noun) a government tax on imports or exports
    Synonyms : tariff
    Example Sentence
    • they signed a treaty to lower duties on trade between their countries
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