Portuguese translation of 'onerous'
1. (task, duty) incômodo
2. (responsibility) pesado
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Shrewsbury had discharged his onerous duty over a period of fifteen years, during which time his health and his fortune had been significantly depleted.ELIZABETH AND MARY: Cousins, Rivals, Queens (2003)
She thought she could add value and it isn't too onerous a duty.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
They need a less onerous capital reserves regime.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
In these circumstances, policymakers have an onerous responsibility but an easy message to convey.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
It felt like it was quite an onerous responsibility, making a programme about the church.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
It is an onerous task and time is short.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
The work has gradually become less onerous than in the early years.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
This was generally a much less onerous task than many managers feared, she said.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
There is no more onerous a task than taking responsibility for our own lives and behaviour.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Canadian companies still have to meet onerous regulations.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Maybe some people would prefer to have a peerage without the onerous duty.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
It does not follow from this that the banks should face more onerous regulation now.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
It has only inched towards rolling back onerous employment regulations.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Recording activity is itself an onerous task.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
The fact that employment regulation is a creeping burden does not make it any less onerous.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
The task and responsibility were onerous.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
This is a much more onerous and depressing task.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Were not their crosses just as onerous and burdensome and heavy?Christianity Today (2000)
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British English: onerous ADJECTIVE
If you describe a task as onerous, you dislike having to do it because you find it difficult or unpleasant.
...parents who have had the onerous task of bringing up a very difficult child.
Translation of onerous from the Collins English to Portuguese Dictionary