Bedeutung von “duty” — Learner’s Dictionary

duty

noun [ C, U ] us uk /ˈdjuːti/
Extra Examples
He was neglecting his duties towards his children.Employers have a duty to protect their staff.She felt it was her duty to help.She only looked after her mother out of a sense of duty.By helping her I was simply doing my duty.
RIGHT THING TO DO

B1 something you must do because it is morally or legally right:

a moral duty
JOB

B2 something you do as part of your job or because of your position:

on/off duty

B2 If a doctor, police officer, etc is on duty, they are working, and if they are off duty, they are not working:

I'm on duty tomorrow night.
TAX

tax that you pay on something you buy

(Definition von “duty” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)