Onus vs Accusation - What's the difference?

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Onus is a related term of accusation.


As nouns the difference between onus and accusation

is that onus is while accusation is the act of accusing.

onus

English

Noun

  • A legal obligation.
  • The onus is on the landlord to make sure the walls are protected from mildew.
  • (uncountable) Burden of proof, onus probandi
  • The onus is on those who disagree with my proposal to explain why.
  • Stigma.
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  • Blame.
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  • Responsibility; burden.
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  • Anagrams

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    accusation

    English

    Alternative forms

    * (obsolete) accusasiowne * (obsolete) accusacion

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act of accusing.
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  • (legal) A formal charge brought against a person in a court of law.
  • [They] set up over his head his accusation - Matthew 27:37
  • An allegation.
  • Synonyms

    * impeachment * crimination * censure * charge

    Anagrams

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