duty assignment

Definitions of duty assignment
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n 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
reassignment
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
secondment
the detachment of a person from their regular organization for temporary assignment elsewhere
Type of:
duty
work that you are obliged to perform for moral or legal reasons

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