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duteous

[doo-tee-uh s, dyoo-] /ˈdu ti əs, ˈdyu-/
adjective
1.
dutiful; obedient.
Origin
1585-1595
1585-95; duty + -ous
Related forms
duteously, adverb
duteousness, noun
unduteous, adjective
unduteously, adverb
unduteousness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for duteously

duteous

/ˈdjuːtɪəs/
adjective
1.
(formal or archaic) dutiful; obedient
Derived Forms
duteously, adverb
duteousness, noun
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