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noun 
  1. A legal obligation.
    The is on the landlord to make sure the walls are protected from mildew.
  2. burden of proof, Burden of proof
    The is on those who disagree with my proposal to explain why.
  3. Stigma.
  4. Blame.
Etymology: Latin for 'burden'.


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