Paterno reportedly received a call from the chairman of the PSU board informing him he was relieved of his duties.
That is, a just society collects taxes to meet its duties to every person in its realm—which are also its duties to God.
On April 29, the firm demoted Lewis to president and CEO, stripping him of his duties as chairman.
My duties as a pilot and air travel writer have made me well aware of the contempt people feel for airlines.
His duties will include being a “mentor” to the young players.
Causes which will delay his entering on the duties of his office.
The living had duties to the ghosts, and the ghosts had rights; they also had power to enforce their rights.
It has too often been placed on rights rather than on duties.
Out of this relation come her ideas of her honor, duties, and virtue.
But these are all privileges; you were going to tell me about duties, were you not?
late 13c., from Anglo-French duete, from Old French deu "due, owed; proper, just," from Vulgar Latin *debutus, from Latin debitus, past participle of debere "to owe" (see debt). Related: Duties. The sense of "tax or fee on imports, exports, etc." is from late 15c.; duty-free as a noun is attested from 1958.
A tax charged by a government, especially on an import.