from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Onerousness.
  • n. The legal state of affairs resulting from being done or given in return for receipt of something of value.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The fact of being onerous; specifically in Scots law, the fact that a deed, contract, note, or the like, has valid consideration. See onerous, 2.


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