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Dictionary definition for: Burden

1. (n) an onerous or difficult concern; "the burden of responsibility" "that''s a load off my mind"

2. (v) weight down with a load

3. (n) weight to be borne or conveyed

4. (v) impose a task upon, assign a responsibility to; "He charged her with cleaning up all the files over the weekend"

5. (n) the central meaning or theme of a speech or literary work

6. (n) the central idea that is expanded in a document or discourse

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