duty-bound


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duty-bound

adj
morally obliged as a matter of duty
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Adj.1.duty-bound - under a moral obligation to do something
obligated - caused by law or conscience to follow a certain course; "felt obligated to repay the kindness"; "was obligated to pay off the student loan"
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duty-bound

[ˈdjuːtɪˌbaʊnd] adj (frm) to be duty-bound to do sthavere il dovere morale di fare qc
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This atrocious incident is a matter of concern for all of us and I am duty-bound to ensure that justice is provided to the victim's family immediately.
The Sandiganbayan, however, said it was duty-bound to personally evaluate the validity of the indictment, whether or not a motion for judicial determination of probable cause had been filed.
The WRU have not officially confirmed which way they voted but it seems they felt duty-bound to go with the recommended host nation because chairman Gareth Davies was part of the initial evaluation process.
The WRU have not officially confirmed which way they voted, but it seems they felt duty-bound to go with the recommended host nation because chairman Gareth Davies was part of the initial evaluation process.
Extending condolences with bereaved families, he said a true Muslim reposes his faith only in Almighty Allah and stated that we are duty-bound to follow and carry mission of martyrs.
That's the letter of the law and the police are duty-bound to investigate.
TUNIS (TAP) - "We are duty-bound to greater reservation as regards the new findings in the affair of the terrorist attack on the Bardo museum while the investigation is underway," said spokesperson for the Tunis Court of First Instance Sofiene Sliti.
A very good thing too if this splendid new law changes the perception that we are all duty-bound to answer our cell phone whenever anybody calls us.
The caretaker boss clearly stated in his weekly pre-match media conference he was duty-bound to start the five loan players whom Rangers signed from Newcastle on Monday in every match inwhich they are fit to play.
Humanitarian duty aside, conflicts can easily spill over to other countries - developed nations are duty-bound to stop this from happening.
We are duty-bound to give UAE nationals the opportunity to be part of this success," he stated.
The News quoted Sharif, as saying he was making efforts to restore peace in Balochistan and, being a Pakistani, he was duty-bound to do so.