Die Übersetzung von "duty" - Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch


noun /ˈdjuːti/ (plural duties)

what one ought morally or legally to do

He acted out of duty
I do my duty as a responsible citizen.

an action or task requiring to be done, especially one attached to a job

I had a few duties to perform in connection with my job.

(a) tax on goods

You must pay duty when you bring wine into the country.
dutiable adjective

(of goods) on which tax is to be paid.

dutiful adjective

(negative undutiful) careful to do what one should

a dutiful daughter.
duty-free adjective

free from tax

duty-free wines.
off duty

not actually working and not liable to be asked to do so

qui n’est pas de garde, libre
The doctor’s off duty this weekend
(adjective (etc)) She spends her off-duty hours at home.
on duty

carrying out one’s duties or liable to be asked to do so during a certain period

de garde, de service
I’m on duty again this evening.

(Die Übersetzung von "duty" von PASSWORT Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)