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Spanish translation of “duty”


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.
sujeto a derechos de aduana
dutiful adjective (negative undutiful) careful to do what one should a dutiful daughter. duty-free adjective free from tax duty-free wines. off duty adjective (etc) She spends her off-duty hours at home.
no estar de guardia
on duty carrying out one’s duties or liable to be asked to do so during a certain period I’m on duty again this evening.
(Definition of duty from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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