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1 burden /ˈbɚdn̩/ noun
plural burdens
1 burden
/ˈbɚdn̩/
noun
plural burdens
Learner's definition of BURDEN
[count]
: something heavy that is carried : load
see also beast of burden
: someone or something that is very difficult to accept, do, or deal with
often + on

burden has been lifted from your shoulders/back

see 1lift
2 burden /ˈbɚdn̩/ verb
burdens; burdened; burdening
2 burden
/ˈbɚdn̩/
verb
burdens; burdened; burdening
Learner's definition of BURDEN
[+ object]
: to make (someone) hold or carry something heavy or accept or deal with something difficult : to put a heavy burden on (someone) usually used as (be) burdened
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