light-duty Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “light-duty” in the English Dictionary

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TRANSPORT used to describe ​vehicles that are ​designed to ​carry fairly ​light loads (= ​amounts of ​weight): a light-duty truck/van/pickup Light-duty ​truckscost less and use less ​gasoline than ​heavy-duty ones.
WORKPLACE, HR used for describing ​work that involves less ​physicalactivity than the usual ​type: Many ​employers don't ​provide light-duty ​work, which makes it difficult for an ​employee to ​return to ​work after an ​operation.
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