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duty

  
  ( duties    plural  )
1       n-uncount   Duty is work that you have to do for your job.  
Staff must report for duty at their normal place of work..., My duty is to look after the animals.     
2       n-plural   Your duties are tasks which you have to do because they are part of your job.  
I carried out my duties conscientiously...     
3       n-sing   If you say that something is your duty, you believe that you ought to do it because it is your responsibility.  
oft with poss  
I consider it my duty to write to you and thank you.     
4       n-var   Duties are taxes which you pay to the government on goods that you buy.  
Import duties still average 30%., ...customs duties...     
5    If someone such as a policeman or a nurse is off duty, they are not working. If someone is on duty, they are working.  
off duty, on duty             phrase   PHR after v, v-link PHR  
I'm off duty..., Extra staff had been put on duty.     
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duty     ( duties    plural  )
1       n-uncount   Duty is work that you have to do for your job.  
Staff must report for duty at their normal place of work..., My duty is to look after the animals.     
2       n-plural   Your duties are tasks which you have to do because they are part of your job.  
I carried out my duties conscientiously...     
3       n-sing   If you say that something is your duty, you believe that you ought to do it because it is your responsibility.  
oft with poss  
I consider it my duty to write to you and thank you.     
4       n-var   Duties are taxes which you pay to the government on goods that you buy.  
Import duties still average 30%., ...customs duties...     
5    If someone such as a policeman or a nurse is off duty, they are not working. If someone is on duty, they are working.  
off duty, on duty      phrase   PHR after v, v-link PHR  
I'm off duty..., Extra staff had been put on duty.     


active duty     
Active duty means the same as active service.  
  (mainly AM)      n-uncount   oft on N  
dereliction of duty     
Dereliction of duty is deliberate or accidental failure to do what you should do as part of your job.  
FORMAL      n-uncount   (=negligence)  
He pleaded guilty to wilful dereliction of duty.     
duty-bound      , duty bound  
If you say you are duty-bound to do something, you are emphasizing that you feel it is your duty to do it.  
FORMAL      adj   v-link ADJ to-inf     (emphasis)    I felt duty bound to help.     
duty-free     
Duty-free goods are sold at airports or on planes or ships at a cheaper price than usual because you do not have to pay import tax on them.      adj  
...duty-free cigarettes.     
duty-free shop        ( duty-free shops    plural  ) A duty-free shop is a shop, for example at an airport, where you can buy goods at a cheaper price than usual, because no tax is paid on them.      n-count  
heavy-duty     
A heavy-duty piece of equipment is very strong and can be used a lot.      adj   usu ADJ n  
...a heavy duty polythene bag...     
off-duty     
When someone such as a soldier or policeman is off-duty, they are not working.      adj  
The place is the haunt of off-duty policemen.     
stamp duty     
In Britain, stamp duty is a tax that you pay to the government when you buy a house.      n-uncount  

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duty

  
1    assignment, business, calling, charge, engagement, function, mission, obligation, office, onus, pigeon     (informal)   province, responsibility, role, service, task, work  
2    allegiance, deference, loyalty, obedience, respect, reverence  
3    customs, due, excise, impost, levy, tariff, tax, toll  
4    do duty for      stand in, substitute, take the place of  
5    be the duty of      behove     (archaic)   be incumbent upon, belong to, be (someone's) pigeon     (Brit. informal)   be up to     (informal)   devolve upon, pertain to, rest with  
6    off duty      at leisure, free, off, off work, on holiday  
7    on duty      at work, busy, engaged, on active service  

Diccionario de inglés sinónimos  

Diccionario colaborativo     Inglés Cobuild
n.
en enseignant, on apprend
n.
au plaisanter, on connaît l'homme
n.
à vouloir trop courir, on trébuche
n.
1. the discharge or release of a person appearing in court of all criminal charges because they have been found not guilty. 2. a release from an obligation, duty, or debt.
legal E.g After the clear acquittal from the judge, he had to start his life all over again.
n.
à la Sainte_Croix, on sème les pois
n.
faute de belles, on embrasse des laides
n.
à vivre, on apprend toujours quelque chose
n.
d'un seul mouton, on n'écorche qu'une peau
n.
faute de morue, on mange du poulet
n.
à défaut de rotin, on mange des racines
n.
en fuyant la pluie, on rencontre la grêle
n.
à semer des mensonges, on récolte des chardons
n.
à barbe de fou, on apprend à raser
n.
faute de riz, on mange de la bouillie
n.
faute de rossignols, on se contente de hiboux
exp.
dans les endroits connus, on respecte l'homme, et dans les endroits inconnus, on respecte son habit
on juge l'homme que l'on ne connaît pas à son apparence
n.
avec de l'argent, on fait parler les morts; sans argent, on ne peut pas faire parler les muets
exp.
A thing which ought to be perfectly vertical but which through fault is slanting is said to be off plumb.
v.
wave hand as a sign of rejection, disapproval or lack of interest
exp.
live without being connected to one of more public utilities (such as water, electric power)
n.
au plaids de longuemare, on juge tôt, on juge tard
n.
de sottises faites à plaisir, on se repent à loisir
exp.
dans la sécheresse, on découvre les bonnes sources, dans la détresse, les bons amis
c'est dans le malheur, que l'on connaît ses vrais amis
n.
avec de la patience, on arrive à plumer des oeufs
n.
des goûts et des couleurs, on ne discute pas
n.
ce qu'on ne peut attraper, on le laisse courir
n.
en temps de moisson, on se sert de putes et de larrons
n.
en restant entre deux mosquées, on revient sans avoir prié
n.
à un pot rompu, on ne peut mal faire
n.
avec de douces paroles on parvient à traire le cerf et avec des dures, on ne réussit même pas à traire la vache
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