dutynoun [C or U]uk /ˈdjuː.ti/ us /ˈduː.t̬i/
duty noun [C or U] (RESPONSIBILITY)
- She felt that it was her duty to tell the police about the incident.
- It is surely the duty of the stronger members in a society to help those who are weak.
- I'd be failing in my duty if I didn't tell you about the risks involved in the project.
- He has failed to fulfil his duties as a father.
- During the dispute, many police officers were transferred from traffic duty to the prison service.
duty noun [C or U] (TAX)