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Etymology

Old English byrþen

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
burden

Plural
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burden ({{{1}}})
  1. (obsolete) Theme, core idea.
  2. A heavy load.
  3. A responsibility, onus.
  4. A cause of worry.

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Verb

Infinitive
to burden

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to burden (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To encumber with a burden (in any of the noun senses of the word).

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