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2 entries found for duty.
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Main Entry: du·ty
Pronunciation: primarystressd(y)üt-emacron
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural duties
1 : conduct due to parents and superiors : RESPECT
2 : the action required by one's position or occupation
3 a : a moral or legal obligation b : the force of moral obligation
4 : 2TAX 1; especially : a tax on imports
5 : the service required (as of an electric machine) <withstands heavy duty>
synonym see TASK

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