Burden

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British pronunciation/ˈbɜːdn/
American pronunciation/ˈbɜːrdn/
Burden
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a responsibility or task that causes hardship, stress, etc.

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weight to be borne or conveyed

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the central idea that is expanded in a document or discourse

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the central meaning or theme of a speech or literary work

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to burden
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to give someone a responsibility or task that demands a great deal of effort or causes a lot of stress

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to place a heavy load or weight on something or someone

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The oppressive taxation system placed undue burden on low-income families.
The increase in gas prices came as a burden to many commuters.
Delegating tasks has lightened the burden on individual team members.
The sudden medical expenses placed a heavy financial burden on the family.
Implementing new policies will lighten the regulatory burden on businesses.
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