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|Noun||1.||legal duty - acts which the law requires be done or forborne|
duty, obligation, responsibility - the 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
fiduciary duty - the legal duty of a fiduciary to act in the best interests of the beneficiary
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