Translation of onerous in Spanish:

onerous

Pronunciation: /ˈəʊnərəs/

adjective/adjetivo

  • [task] pesado; [debt] oneroso an onerous financial responsibility una responsabilidad (económica) onerosa or gravosa
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    • No wonder we cannot find staff for such onerous tasks, the stress day in day out must be disastrous on their health.
    • A leading Scottish businesswoman has the onerous task of finding a buyer for the beleaguered Millennium Dome in London.
    • Eithne also has the onerous task of visiting groups, hospitals and the sick or anyone else that contacts her wishing to see the relic.
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    • It seems likely that the net cash position will move into net debt and/or the company will be saddled with onerous lease obligations.
    • Occupiers are going to become more aware of onerous lease terms.
    • Unprofitable contracts can be ended, and property burdened with onerous obligations disowned.

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