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English definition of “burden”

burden

verb [T]     /ˈbɜːdən/
to make someone responsible for something that is very difficult, unpleasant, or expensive to deal with: be burdened with/by sth Borrowers are already burdened with mortgage extras such as arrangement fees and life assurance cover. a nation burdened by heavy unemployment
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