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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 du·te·ous /ˈdutiəs ||ˈdju-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Du·te·ous a.
 1. Fulfilling duty; dutiful; having the sentiments due to a superior, or to one to whom respect or service is owed; obedient; as, a duteous son or daughter.
 2. Subservient; obsequious.
    Duteous to the vices of thy mistress.   --Shak.
 -- Du*te*ous*ly, adv. -- Du*te*ous*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : willingly obedient out of a sense of duty and respect; "a
            dutiful child"; "a dutiful citizen"; "Patient Griselda
            was a chaste and duteous wife"; [syn: dutiful]