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Spanish translation of “burden”

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burden

noun /ˈbəːdn/
something difficult to carry or withstand
carga
the burden of taxation.
something to be carried
carga
He carried a heavy burden up the hill The ox is sometimes a beast of burden (= an animal that carries things).
Translations of “burden”
in Korean 짐…
in Arabic عِبء…
in French poids écrasant, fardeau…
in Italian peso…
in Chinese (Traditional) 負荷,重負, 負擔,重擔…
in Russian обуза…
in Turkish ağır, yük, sorumluluk…
in Polish ciężar…
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…
(Definition of burden from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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