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an act or course of action that is demanded of one, as by position, custom, law, or religion

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Posterity is the world to come, the world for whom we hold our ideals, from whom we have borrowed our planet, and to whom we bear sacred responsibilities.
Of course she had not the responsibilities of an editor.
Her husband was not in politics, though politics were much in him; but the couple had taken upon themselves the responsibilities of an active patriotism; they thought it right to live in America, differing therein from many of their acquaintances who only, with some grimness, thought it inevitable.
Martin, who already had been doing a man's work, now assumed a man's responsibilities.
You, with your small parochial responsibilities, see only this particular Mrs MacNab, terrified with this particular tale of two voices and a tall man out of the sea.
And for a minute we listened also, before I remembered my responsibilities, and led Raffles round to the back of the house.
That is Thorpe," he pointed to a chubby boy with curly hair, "he is my eldest son, heir to the title, estates, and responsibilities of the family.
But he loved the work because it was for her and the tiny life that had come to cheer them, though adding a hundredfold to his responsibilities and to the terribleness of their situation.
Jessup, the treasurer of the Slater Fund, I refer to because I know of no man of wealth and large and complication business responsibilities who gives not only money but his time and thought to the subject of the proper method of elevating the Negro to the extent that is true of Mr.
Certain responsibilities," he continued quietly, "with regard to the safe conduct of this country, have been handed over to the military authorities, which in this particular case I represent.
This change in service was most welcome to me, especially as it brought with it coveted responsibilities of sole command, and I was prone to overlook the deficiencies of the Coldwater in the natural pride I felt in my first ship.
Miss Rachel used to remark that the Italian side of him was uppermost, on those occasions when he unexpectedly gave in, and asked you in his nice sweet-tempered way to take his own responsibilities on your shoulders.
Fiduciary duty is imposed on a person who accepts being placed in a position of great trust by another individual or entity and, as a result, is required to fulfill important legal responsibilities in exercising that trust.
First, on September 10, 2002, the pretest was administered measuring the students' actions and attitudes related to their social and academic responsibilities.
No less a figure than business guru Peter Drucker wrote in Management: Tasks, Responsibilities, Practices in 1974: "Social problems are dysfunctions of society and--at least potentially--degenerative diseases of the body politic.
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