[oh-nuh s] /ˈoʊ nəs/
noun, plural onuses.
a difficult or disagreeable obligation, task, burden, etc.
burden of proof.
blame or responsibility.
[oh-noo s proh-bahn-dee; English oh-nuh s proh-ban-dahy, -dee] /ˈoʊ nʊs proʊˈbɑn di; English ˈoʊ nəs proʊˈbæn daɪ, -di/
the burden of proof.
noun (pl) onuses
a responsibility, task, or burden
(law) the Latin phrase for burden of proof
1640s, from Latin onus “load, burden,” figuratively “tax, expense; trouble, difficulty,” from PIE *en-es- “burden” (cf. Sanskrit anah “cart, wagon”). Hence legal Latin onus probandi (1722), literally “burden of proving.”
[oh-noo s proh-bahn-dee; English oh-nuh s proh-ban-dahy, -dee] /ˈoʊ nʊs proʊˈbɑn di; English ˈoʊ nəs proʊˈbæn daɪ, -di/ noun, Latin. 1. the burden of proof. /ˈəʊnəs prəʊˈbændɪ/ noun 1. (law) the Latin phrase for burden of proof
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