Burden

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Definition: Burden



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Dictionary Definition


n. anything that results in a restrictive load upon something. This is not meant in a tangible sense, but includes a “burden” on interstate commerce (which is any matter which limits, restricts or is onerous such as a license or fee for passage), and “burdens” on land such as zoning restrictions or the right of a neighbor to pass over the property to reach his home (easement).


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Burden are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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