burden

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1burden

noun

Definition of BURDEN

1
a mass or quantity of something taken up and carried, conveyed, or transported <the early settlers often used horses to carry their burdens>
2
something one must do because of prior agreement <the burden of homework prevented the youngster from joining his friends at the game>

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