♦ burden

♦ burden
♦ burden /ˈbɜ:dn/
n.
1 carico; fardello; peso; soma: beast of burden, bestia da soma; (anche fig.) to carry a burden, portare un peso
2 (fig.) fardello; peso; carico; gravame: a burden of care, un fardello di affanni; the burden of years, il peso degli anni; tax burden, gravame fiscale, carico tributario; to bear a heavy burden, portare un grosso fardello; to make sb.'s life a burden, rendere la vita insopportabile a q.
3 the burden, onere: the burden of proof, l'onere della prova
4 the burden, tema principale (di un discorso, ecc.); tenore; succo
5 (mus.) ritornello
6 [u] (naut.) portata; portata lorda
7 (elettr.) carico totale
8 (fin., rag.) costo fisso (o indiretto).
(to) burden /ˈbɜ:dn/
v. t.
1 gravare; imporre un onere (o un peso) a; oberare: to burden with taxation, gravare di tasse
2 opprimere; affliggere; imporre (qc.) a: I won't burden you with the whole story, non voglio affliggerti con tutta la storia
3burdened.

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