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burden

noun [C] uk   /ˈbɜː.dən/ us    /ˈbɝː-/
a heavy load that you carry: The little donkey struggled under its heavy burden.C1 something difficult or unpleasant that you have to deal with or worry about: the burden of responsibility My elderly mother worries that she's a burden to me. Buying a house often places a large financial burden on young couples.
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verb [T] uk   /ˈbɜː.dən/ us    /ˈbɝː-/
to trouble someone with something difficult or unpleasant: I don't want to burden you with my problems.
Translations of “burden”
in Korean 짐…
in Arabic عِبء…
in French poids écrasant, fardeau…
in Turkish ağır, yük, sorumluluk…
in Italian peso…
in Chinese (Traditional) 負荷,重負, 負擔,重擔…
in Russian обуза…
in Polish ciężar…
in Spanish carga…
in Portuguese obrigação, estorvo, fardo…
in German die Bürde, die Last…
in Catalan càrrega, pes…
in Japanese (精神的な)重荷, 負担…
in Chinese (Simplified) 负荷,重负, 负担,重担…
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