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The government cannot ask the public to shoulder the extra cost.
Corporations cannot continue to shoulder the burdens imposed by the federal government.
The boy shouldered his basket and started to walk away.
He managed to shoulder his sister out of the way.
This is the American English definition of shoulder. View British English definition of shoulder.
a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …add a word
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