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  • assault course
  • civil defense
  • military honors
  • military service
  • national service
  • obstacle course
  • passing-out
  • reconnaissance

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Definition of tour of duty noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

  • tour of duty
  • She has served two tours of duty overseas.
  • They have recently returned from a year-long tour of duty.
  • on a tour of duty He was wounded while on a tour of duty.

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enlistment, hitch, term of enlistment, tour of duty, duty tour, tour noun

a period of time spent in military service

Synonyms: go , enlistment , preventative , snag , duty tour , stay , preventive , limp , hitch , tour , interference , circuit , stoppage , check , incumbrance , hobble , hinderance , halt , encumbrance , hang-up , hindrance , term of enlistment , spell , stop , arrest , turn , rub

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Jorge Gomez told me I was John Galman, and that I wasn't in the National Guard either. I told him I served a tour of duty in Iraq.

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But in your eyes I capture “what the bleep” From the poem Tour of Duty by Andreas Simic

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Sgt. First Class Heath Robinson, left, developed a rare form of deadly cancer after Heath Robinson was exposed to burn pits during a 13-month tour of duty in Iraq. ( Susan Zeier).

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noun as in responsibility, assignment

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  • undertaking

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  • minding the store
  • taking care of business

noun as in tax on foreign goods

noun as in moral obligation

  • accountability
  • amenability
  • answerability
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  • accountableness
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noun as in matter or business to be taken care of; happening activity

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  • consecration

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With more than 30 million people in the United States at least partially vaccinated against covid-19, you may wonder whether the shot has done its duty, arming your immune system to fight off infection.

On the first Tuesday in December, the texts to Teen Line stacked up faster than the six volunteers on duty could answer them.

Extra duty provisions were tagged whenever the contract acknowledged the existence of such an arrangement.

The former chief, Philip Zacche, pleaded guilty to taking money for extra duty work he didn’t do.

The story you tell is of deferring to others, out of an unspoken sense of duty — that this is how marriage or family work so you’re going to do your part.

In his view, a writer has only one duty: to be present in his books.

Our duty is to make sure that they realize that the Prophet is not avenged.

A passing off-duty school safety officer named Fred Lucas said that he had been told the man was a drug dealer.

The NOPD fired Knight in 1973 for stealing lumber from a construction site as an off-duty cop.

They selected an “easy mark” who turned out to be an off-duty NYC Housing Authority cop named James Carragher.

And as she hesitated between obedience to one and duty toward the other, her life, her love and future was in the balance.

Each did his duty, or was adjured to do it, in the "state of life to which it had pleased God to call him."

The dead bodies of the two men were guarded until next day, for justice to do its duty.

That alone is being sent to your Majesty as a report, in order to inform you of everything, as is my duty.

His duty it was to stand at the head of the scalding trough, watch in hand, to "time" the length of the scald, crying "Hog in!"

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On this page you'll find 206 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to duty, such as: burden, business, charge, chore, commission, and commitment.

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