duty

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /ˈdjuːti/
  • (file)

Noun[change]

Singular
duty

Plural
duties

  1. A duty is something that you should do.
    Parents have the duty to educate their children.
  2. A tax placed on imports or exports; a tariff, customs duty, excise duty.
    Import duty and taxes are due when importing goods into the United States.