German-English translation for "Obliegenheit"

"Obliegenheit" English translation

Obliegenheit
[ˈɔpˌliːgən-; ˌɔpˈliːgən-]Femininum | feminine f <Obliegenheit; Obliegenheiten> literarisch | literaryliter

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  • es gehört zu seinen (täglichen) Obliegenheiten, die Post zu holen
    one of his (daily) duties is to fetch the mail (post besonders britisches Englisch | British EnglishBr )
    es gehört zu seinen (täglichen) Obliegenheiten, die Post zu holen
That was why he was chosen to attend the Prince; but the task seemed a hard one to him.
Aber er empfand diese Obliegenheit als eine sehr unbequeme Last.
Source: Books
In the final analysis, this is a matter for the grass-roots movement.
Sie ist letztlich eine Obliegenheit der Volksbewegung.
Source: Europarl
My duty is clearly defined.
Meine eigene Obliegenheit ist mir klar vorgeschrieben.
Source: Books
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