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Synonyms for bounden

owing something, such as gratitude or appreciation, to another

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morally obligatory

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I think we have a bounden duty to beget the next generation, even if it does take years off your life.
Jagat said Manipur should take steps to accelerate development for prosperity and welfare, as a part of India, its citizens had a bounden duty to make the country strong and prosperous.
Mr Salmond said yesterday: "As the constituency MSP not only am I absolutely entitled but I have a bounden duty under the parliamentary code to meet people on all issues of importance to my constituency.
He said that government has a bounden duty to protect life and property of the people.