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October 4, 2022

Word of the Day: Onus

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Word of the Day : October 4, 2022

onus \OH-nuss\ noun

What It Means

Onus is a formal word that means “a responsibility, obligation, or burden.” It can also be used in some contexts as a synonym for blame or stigma. It is usually preceded by the word the.

// Management has made it clear that the onus is on employees to ask for further training if they don’t understand the new procedures.

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Aired October 4, 2022

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