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incur

verb [T] uk   /ɪnˈkɜːr/ us    /-ˈkɝː/ (-rr-) formal
C2 to experience something, usually something unpleasant, as a result of actions you have taken: to incur debts/fines/bills The play has incurred the wrath/anger of both audiences and critics. Please detail any costs/expenses incurred by you in attending the interview.
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