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Unemployment places a heavy burden on the welfare state.
Men say they are willing to share the burden of domestic work.
When an elderly relative becomes ill, you should not have to shoulder the burden alone.
An attempt was made to shift the burden of care from hospitals to the local community.
This is the American English definition of burden. View British English definition of burden.
getting smaller, weaker, or less important
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