bound by duty

See: moral
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But he said he felt bound by duty to take on the case, both because losses from extreme weather were mounting so rapidly and because other efforts to curb climate-changing emissions were moving very slowly, if at all, providing the impetus to explore other avenues.
Pharmacist Khaled al-Taha said that pharmacies are staying open until very late hours to provide locals' needs, while Thamer al-Ali who owns a grocery store said "we are bound by duty to not leave the city and help provide the people's daily needs.
Women were oppressed and Fanny was bound by duty and class.
But Muslims, wherever they are--whether on Earth or in space--are bound by duty to perform the obligations of worship.