duty assignment

Definitions of duty assignment
  1. noun
    a duty that you are assigned to perform (especially in the armed forces)
    synonyms: assignment
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    guard, guard duty, sentry duty, sentry go
    the duty of serving as a sentry
    fatigue, fatigue duty
    labor of a nonmilitary kind done by soldiers (cleaning or digging or draining or so on)
    charge, commission, mission
    a special assignment that is given to a person or group
    assignment to a different duty
    sea-duty, service abroad, shipboard duty
    naval service aboard a ship at sea
    shore duty
    naval service at land bases
    fool's errand
    a fruitless mission
    mission impossible
    an extremely dangerous or difficult mission
    martyr operation, sacrifice operation, suicide mission
    killing or injuring others while annihilating yourself; usually accomplished with a bomb
    the detachment of a person from their regular organization for temporary assignment elsewhere
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    work that you are obliged to perform for moral or legal reasons
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