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onus

noun

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2 responsibility for wrongdoing or failure
  • he perpetually tries to shift the onus for any mistakes onto other team members

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“Onus.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/onus. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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