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Encumbrances such as taxes, interest charges, penalties or costs, that cannot be assigned or attributed as direct costs such as overheads. See also body burden.

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The summer and winter taxes on my second home in California created such a burden that I had to put it up for sale.
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A man who lost his parents in his teenage years and is also physically disabled carries a huge burden for the rest of his life. The current U.S. debt is a huge burden.
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The burden of taxes were to much for the small business and their shrinking budget so they were forced to close their doors for good.
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