Translation of "the onus" - English-Spanish dictionary

the onus

noun uk /ˈəʊ.nəs/ us /ˈoʊ-/ formal

the responsibility or duty to do something

la responsabilidad, el peso
The onus is on the landlord to ensure that the property is habitable.
We are trying to shift the onus for passenger safety onto the government.

(Translation of “the onus” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ˈəunəs/

the responsibility

The onus is on him to prove his theory.

(Translation of “onus” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)