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  Definition of duty
  1. work that you are obliged to perform for moral or legal reasons; "the duties of the job"
  2. the social force that binds you to your obligations and the courses of action demanded by that force; "we must instill a sense of duty in our children"; "every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty"- Jo
  3. a government tax on imports or exports; "they signed a treaty to lower duties on trade between their countries"
Similar Words: responsibility, obligation, tariff

 

Hyponyms: job, task, chore, function, office, part, role, assignment, duty assignment, guardianship, keeping, safekeeping, moral obligation, noblesse oblige, burden of proof, civic duty, civic responsibility, filial duty, imperative, incumbency, legal duty, line of duty, white man's burden, prerequisite, requirement, demand, customs, customs duty, custom, impost, tonnage, tunnage, tonnage duty, octroi, revenue tariff, protective tariff, import duty, export duty, countervailing duty

 

Derivational Morphology: compel, oblige, obligate, tariff

 

Language Translations:
Catalan: obligació and taxa   Dutch: plicht  
Esperanto: devo   Finnish: tullimaksu and velvollisuus  
French: devoir and taxe   German: Pflicht and Zoll  
Italian: dovere and tassa   Japanese: 義務 and 関税  
Malayalam: കടമ and തീരുവ   Polish: cło and obowiązek  
Portuguese: dever and imposto   Russian: долг and пошлина  
Slovene: dolžnost   Spanish: arancel and deber  
Swahili: zamu  
 
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