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English definition of “burden”

burden

noun [C]  /ˈbɜr·dən/ us  
a duty or responsibility that is hard to bear: I don’t want to be a burden on my children.

burden

verb [T] /ˈbɜrd·ən/
to give someone problems, trouble, or responsibilities: He was burdened with debts.
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