Definition of “light-duty” - English Dictionary

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“light-duty” in Business English

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light-dutyadjective

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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 trucks cost less and use less gasoline than heavy-duty ones.

WORKPLACE, HR used for describing work that involves less physical activity 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.

(Definition of “light-duty” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)