Word of the Week: Bear (verb)

Definition: To take on an obligation or duty. For example, a common collocation is ‘to bear the cost of something’ which means to be responsible for paying for something.  It is sometimes used in the passive voice for example ‘the cost of delivery shall be borne by the Buyer’. To bear (infinitive), bore (past simple), borne (past participle). 

Example: The Company will bear all travel costs.

This word features in Episode 53 of the Study Legal English Podcast. 

Study Legal English Word of the Week: Bear

Study Legal English Word of the Week: Bear