Definitions for onusˈoʊ nəs
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burden, load, encumbrance, incumbrance, onus(noun)
an onerous or difficult concern
"the burden of responsibility"; "that's a load off my mind"
A legal obligation.
The onus is on the landlord to make sure the walls are protected from mildew.
Burden of proof, onus probandi
The onus is on those who disagree with my proposal to explain why.
Origin: From onus.
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