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1    assignment, business, calling, charge, engagement, function, mission, obligation, office, onus, pigeon     (informal)   province, responsibility, role, service, task, work  
2    allegiance, deference, loyalty, obedience, respect, reverence  
3    customs, due, excise, impost, levy, tariff, tax, toll  
4    do duty for      stand in, substitute, take the place of  
5    be the duty of      behove     (archaic)   be incumbent upon, belong to, be (someone's) pigeon     (Brit. informal)   be up to     (informal)   devolve upon, pertain to, rest with  
6    off duty      at leisure, free, off, off work, on holiday  
7    on duty      at work, busy, engaged, on active service  
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dusty, deputy, duct, duly

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1. the discharge or release of a person appearing in court of all criminal charges because they have been found not guilty. 2. a release from an obligation, duty, or debt.
legal E.g After the clear acquittal from the judge, he had to start his life all over again.


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