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a duty or responsibility that is a source of anxiety, worry, or hardship

a mark of discredit or disgrace

responsibility for an error or crime

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Jaitley added that the message that India is interested in normalising relations with Pakistan and that the onus for this is on Pakistan has been "loud and clear".
The PAS9000 family includes the PAS9301 asymmetric ONU and the PAS9401 asymmetric and symmetric ONU.
When all this checks and balance system goes wrong the ultimate onus of responsibility rests with the person at the top of the tree.
The onus now falls on the NSW State Government to implement the Garling Report's recommendations and allocate resources where they are needed to get our public hospitals functional again.
Following a 3-2 defeat by Hungary in their last outing, the onus was on Otto Rehhagel's men to show their credentials ahead of their Group D opener against Sweden in Salzburg on June 10.
This does not make him any less culpable, but it puts the onus in the correct camp.
And that high onus virtually cut in half the dangerous offender applications being brought forward.
We're putting an onus on employers to develop safety plans and escape plans so that in the event of some sort of unfortunate incident that there will be clear guidelines available to everyone, from the employees to the emergency service personnel that are going to be there.
The Senate Banking Committee has already aligned itself with the administration in past instances of the bill's consideration, an indication that lawmakers may be seeking to alter the bill to put more onus on the private market or to eliminate the backstop altogether.
The onus does not fall on the outside world to verify that someone who declares he is a Muslim does not actually believe what Islam demands he believe.
Lincoln may not have been perfect as a leader, but don't put the onus of where we are today mainly on his shoulders.
They also note that the onus of improving models does not lie solely with the modelers.
We are going to place much more of the onus on the lobbying community.
NORTH DAKOTA Insurance Commissioner Jim Poolman said the onus is on financial regulators to demonstrate that proposed revisions to the National Association of Insurance Commissioners' Model Audit Rule actually provide benefits commensurate with the increased costs of complying with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.
Twenty-thousand dollars of that came from the proceeds of a car raffled off during the ONUS event.