du·ty || 'djuːtɪ n. obligation; responsibility; customs tax

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  • duties — >> customs (1) Webster s New World Law Dictionary. Susan Ellis Wild. 2000 …   Law dictionary

  • Duties — Duty Du ty, n.; pl. {Duties}. [From {Due}.] 1. That which is due; payment. [Obs. as signifying a material thing.] [1913 Webster] When thou receivest money for thy labor or ware, thou receivest thy duty. Tyndale. [1913 Webster] 2. That which a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • duties — Obligations, whether imposed by the common law, statute, or contract; when a right is invaded, a duty is violated. Lake Shore & Michigan Southern Railway Co. v Kurtz, 10 Ind App 60, 67, 37 NE 303. A particular kind of levy or tax made by a… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • duties — pareigos statusas T sritis Švietimas ir mokslas apibrėžtis Atliekamų veiklos funkcijų ir atsakomybės visuma, nusakanti tam tikros profesijos ar veiklos srities darbuotojo etiką ir teises. Pareigos dažniausiai atitinka vertikalųjį profesijos… …   Aiškinamasis kvalifikacijų sistemos terminų žodynas

  • duties — See customs duties …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • duties — performance of prescribed church services by a priest or minister. → duty …   English new terms dictionary

  • duties — In its most usual signification this word is the synonym of imposts or customs; i.e. tax on imports; but it is sometimes used in a broader sense, as including all manner of taxes, charges, or governmental impositions. See also customs most… …   Black's law dictionary

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  • Duties of Relatives —     Duties of Relatives     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Duties of Relatives     The general precept of charity obliging us to love our neighbour as ourselves is of course applicable to our relatives. The tie of kinship, particularly in the nearer… …   Catholic encyclopedia

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