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Detailed Translations for duty from English to French


duty [the ~] nom

  1. the duty
    le devoir; l'obligation
  2. the duty (tariff; rate; levy)
    – a government tax on imports or exports 1
    le tarif
  3. the duty (tariff)
    – a government tax on imports or exports 1

Translation Matrix for duty:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
devoir duty being forced to; being obliged to; clerical work; difficulty; having to; lecture; paper; problematical case; project; task; writing
obligation duty commitment; debenture; engagement; oath; obligation; pledge; promise; undertaking; vow
tarif duty; levy; rate; tariff offer; quotation
tarif de péage duty; tariff
- obligation; responsibility; tariff
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
devoir be obliged to; have to; must; need; ought to; owe; should; want
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- attendance; fúnction; imposition; obligation; service; task; tax; work

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Related Definitions for "duty":

  1. work that you are obliged to perform for moral or legal reasons1
    • the duties of the job1
  2. the social force that binds you to the courses of action demanded by that force1
    • we must instill a sense of duty in our children1
    • every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty1
  3. a government tax on imports or exports1
    • they signed a treaty to lower duties on trade between their countries1

Wiktionary Translations for duty:

  1. tax; tariff
  2. period of time
  3. that which one is morally or legally obligated to do
  1. action d'assujettir, de soumettre, de conquérir.
  2. Ce à quoi on est obliger par la raison, par la morale, par la loi, par sa condition, par la bienséance, etc.
  1. Avoir à payer une somme d’argent, à rendre ou à donner quelque chose que ce soit.

Cross Translation:
duty service Dienst — das Arbeitsverhältnis, die regelmäßige bezahlte Arbeit, die Amtspflichten
duty devoir; obligation Pflicht — was getan werden müssen, was von einem verlangen oder erwarten wird; Verpflichtung
duty taxe Abgabe — Zahlungen an Behörden

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