duty assignment

noun
a duty that you are assigned to perform (especially in the armed forces)
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hazardous duty

Syn: ↑assignment
Derivationally related forms: ↑assign (for: ↑assignment)
Hypernyms: ↑duty
Hyponyms:

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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