Onus
Onus O"nus, n. [L.] A burden; an obligation. [1913 Webster]

{Onus probandi}[L.], obligation to furnish evidence to prove a thing; the burden of proof. [1913 Webster]


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  • ônus — s. m. 2 núm. 1. Aquilo que pesa ou que carrega. = CARGA, PESO 2. Encargo, obrigação, gravame. 3. Imposto gravoso. 4. ônus da prova: responsabilidade de provar determinado fato ou determinada afirmação.   ‣ Etimologia: latim onus, eris   ♦ Grafia… …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • ónus — s. m. 2 núm. 1. Aquilo que pesa ou que carrega. = CARGA, PESO 2. Encargo, obrigação, gravame. 3. Imposto gravoso. 4. ônus da prova: responsabilidade de provar determinado fato ou determinada afirmação.   ‣ Etimologia: latim onus, eris   ♦ Grafia… …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • onus — (n.) 1640s, from L. onus (gen. oneris) load, burden, from PIE *en es burden. Hence legal L. onus probandi (1722), lit. burden of proving …   Etymology dictionary

  • onus — I (blame) noun accusation, blameworthiness, charge, culpability, error, fault, flaw, guiltiness, misdeed, reprehension, responsibility, shortcoming, transgression II (burden) noun affliction, burdensome requirement, charge, drawback, encumbrance …   Law dictionary

  • Onus — Onus, das; , Onera [lat. onus] (Rechtsspr. veraltet): Last, Bürde, Auflage, Verbindlichkeit …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Onus — das; , Ōnera <aus gleichbed. lat. onus> (veraltet) Last, Bürde, Auflage, Verbindlichkeit (Rechtsw.) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • onus — [ō′nəs] n. [L, a load, burden < IE base * enos or * onos > Sans ánaḥ, freight cart] 1. a difficult or unpleasant task, duty, etc.; burden 2. responsibility for a wrong; blame 3. [clip of L onus probandi, burden of proving] BURDEN OF PROOF …   English World dictionary

  • Onus — (lat.), Last, Beschwerde, Abgabe, s. Onera …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Önus — (a. Geogr.), 1) Nebenfluß des Eurotas in Lakonika; entsprang auf dem Olympos, vereinigte sich bei Sellasia mit dem Gorgylos u. mündete oberhalb Sparta; j. Kelefina; 2) Fluß zwischen Noricum u. Vindelicien od. Rhätien; j. Inn …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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