that you are obliged to perform for moral or legal reasons; "the
duties of the job"
social force that binds you to the courses of action demanded by that
force; "we must instill a sense of duty in our children";
"every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity, an
obligation; every possession, a duty"- John D.Rockefeller Jr
government tax on imports or exports; "they signed a treaty to
lower duties on trade between their countries" wordnet.princeton.edu/perl/webwn
is an album by Ayumi Hamasaki. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Duty_(album)
tax imposed on imports by the customs authority of a country. Duties
are generally based on the value of the goods (ad valorem duties),
some other factor such as weight or quantity (specific duties), or a
combination of value and other factors (compound duties). www.quazell.com/tut12.htm
tax levied by a government on the import, export or consumption of
goods. Usually a tax imposed on imports by the customs authority of a
country. Duties are generally based on the value of the goods, some
other factors such as weight or quantity, or a combination of value
and other factors. purchasing.umn.edu/need/terms.php
tax imposed by a customs authority on imported merchandise.
ad valorem duty means an assessed amount at a certain percentage rate
on the monetary value of an import. (b) Specific duty: an assessment
on the weight or quantity of an article without preference to its
monetary value or market price. (c) Drawback: a recovery in whole or
in part of duty paid on imported merchandise at the time of
exportation, in the same or different form. www.shipbrokering.com/shippingterm3.html
That is, an import duty is a tariff.
state Government tax on financial transactions. For the purchase of
real estate, it is calculated according to the property value. It also
applies to the amount of the mortgage. www.eaussie.com.au/Mortgages/Glossary.htm
negligence cases, a "duty" is an obligation to conform to a
particular standard of care. A failure to so conform places the actor
at risk of being liable to another to whom a duty is owed for an
injury sustained by the other of which the actor's conduct is a legal
cause. See reasonable man doctrine.
charge assessed by a government on shipments imported or exported.
moral compulsion for ethical action that is innate. The basis for
deontological ethics. See also suffering. Generally synonymous with
obligation. In WebPage 26, a duty is considered innate or intrinsic
(it originates inside you), whereas an obligation is imposed
extrinsically, by the enforcement of others' rights (it originates
taxes on an item when passed through a port of entry
tax imposed on imports by a country. www.agtrade.org/glossary_search.cfm
tax levied by a government on the importation, exportation, or use and
consumption of goods. www.blinco.com/solutions/glossary/logisticsae.htm
to be paid on certain imported goods.
obligation recognized by the law. For example, where the
patient-physician relationship exists, the patient has a right to be
attended and treated by the physician according to the required
standard of care and the physician has a correlative duty to provide
When a ship is in port, a certain percent of the crew must remain
onboard at all times to maintain readiness. To accommodate this need,
a ship's crew is divided equally into a number of "duty
sections" that take turns acting as the daily skeleton crew. When
the ship's work is completed each day, everyone not on duty is allowed
to go ashore on liberty. ...rubbermice.tripod.com/definitions.html
time allotment number (n) when a liquid crystal display is driven
temporally. It is determined as the number of common (n) drive by one
common output driver.
law. A human action which is, exactly conformable to the laws which
require us to obey them. www.new-york-lawyer.ws/law-dictionary/drawing.htm
a levy charged by the Government, usually when things are bought, such
as shares or buildings. www.financity.co.uk/financity/shared/info/fin_terms.html
work capability of the hardware to perform under certain conditions.
tax placed by a government upon imports.