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duty (n):
work that you are obliged to perform for moral or legal reasons
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the duties of the job
duty (n):
the social force that binds you to the courses of action demanded by that force
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we must instill a sense of duty in our children.
every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty

Related Words: obligation
duty (n):
a government tax on imports or exports
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they signed a treaty to lower duties on trade between their countries
Related Word: tariff
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You can’t take it with you when you die


We don’t take anything with us. Even the richest people cannot take their money with them after death. This proverb reminds us that material things are not really as valuable as we think they are.


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