Thursday, September 12, 2013

Onus

Onus [ OH-nuh’ s ]
 noun ]
 MEANING :
 1. obligation, burden, difficult task or duty
2. burden of proof
3. responsibility, blame or stigma
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 The onus is on the CEO to ensure the financial security of the company.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 The onus is on the occupying forces to ensure security of embassy personnel in Baghdad.