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duty

US [ˈduti]
UK [ˈdjuːti]
  • n.责任;职责;义务;值班
  • Web税;关税;职务
Plural Form:duties  
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n.
1.
[c][u]
责任;义务;本分something that you feel you have to do because it is your moral or legal responsibility
It is my duty to report it to the police.
把这事报告给警方是我的责任。
Local councillors have a duty to serve the community.
地方议员有义务为社区服务。
I don't want you to visit me simply out of a sense of duty .
我希望你不只是出于责任感才来看我。
your duties as a parent
你作为父母的责任
to do your duty for your country
为祖国尽己任
2.
[u]
上班;值班the work that is your job
Report for duty at 8 a.m.
早上 8 点钟报到上班。
3.
[pl]
职责;任务tasks that are part of your job
I spend a lot of my time on administrative duties.
我在行政管理事务上花了大量时间。
Your duties will include setting up a new computer system.
你的职责将包括建立一个新的计算机系统。
4.
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税;(尤指进口货品)关税a tax that you pay on things that you buy, especially those that you bring into a country
customs/excise/import duties
关税;消费税;进口税
duty on wine and beer
葡萄酒和啤酒税

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