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duty of care (ˈdjuːtɪ əv kɛə) 



  1. the legal obligation to safeguard others from harm while they are in your care, using your services, or exposed to your activities   ⇒  ■ the school's duty of care towards its pupils,   ⇒  ■ Your hospital has a duty of care to you and your baby.


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