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burden

1. noun difficult or unpleasant responsibility2. noun professional or legal duty3. noun money to be paid4. noun heavy load5. noun NAUT ship's maximum load6. noun main theme7. noun MUS refrain, chorus8. verb give (sb) duty, problem etc 1 noun difficult or unpleasant responsibilityualach masc1  c m ushe has a heavy burden to bear is trom an t-ualach atá uirthiit's an unnecessary burden on staff ualach é sin nach gá a bheith ar an bhfoireannthat's an added burden for them sin ualach breise orthuthis is an enormous burden of guilt to bear is uafásach an t-ualach ciontachta é seo le hiomparto relieve the burden an t-ualach a mhaolúto place a burden on sb ualach a chur ar dhuine 2 noun professional or legal dutyualach masc1  c m uwe need to reduce the administrative burden ní mór dúinn an t-ualach riaracháin a laghdúit'll eliminate the burden of paperwork cuirfidh sé deireadh le hualach an pháipéarachaishe tends to shift the burden of blame to others is gnách leis an milleán a chur ar dhaoine eilethe burden of disciplining children often falls on the teachers is minic gur ar na múinteoirí a thiteann cúram smachtaithe na bpáistí
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3 noun money to be paidualach masc1  c m umuirear masc1  c m uthe debt burden ualach an fhiachaisthe burden of taxation ualach an chánachaisit's an additional burden on taxpayers is ualach breise é ar cháiníocóirí 4 noun heavy loadualach masc1  c m utromualach masc 5 noun NAUT ship's maximum loadualach masc1  c m ulód masc1200 tons burden ualach 200 tonna, lód 200 tonna 6 noun main themepríomhthéama  c m ueithne fem4I understood the burden of the argument thuig mé príomhthéama na hargóinte, thuig mé bunús na hargóinte 7 noun MUS refrain, choruspríomhthéama  c m u 8 verb give (sb) duty, problem etc TRANSITIVEualach a chur arI won't burden you with the minor details ní bhodhróidh mé thú leis na mionsonraíhe was burdened by that responsibility ba mhór an t-ualach air an fhreagracht sinI don't wish to burden you further níl mé ag iarraidh cur isteach ort tuilleadhshe'd rather not burden herself with that stress b'fhearr di gan an strus sin a chur uirthi féin, b'fhearr di gan ualach an struis sin a chur uirthi féin

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