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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

What a person should do because it is thought to be right, just, or moral; the action required by one's position or profession.

Usage examples (24)
  • He believed it was his duty to his country to serve in the military.
  • We must instill a sense of duty in our children
  • Every possession, a duty- John D.Rockefeller Jr
  • Being derelict in duty is another matter entirely. for more
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