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the onus

noun
 
 
/ˈəʊnəs/ formal
the responsibility for doing something: The onus is on parents to make sure their children attend school.Duty, obligation and responsibility
Translations of “the onus”
in Chinese (Traditional) 責任, 義務…
in Russian ответственность…
in Turkish sorumluluk, yükümlülük, vazife…
in Chinese (Simplified) 责任, 义务…
in Polish ciężar, brzemię, obowiązek…
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