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bear vb

bore [bōr]
borne [bōrn] also: born
1 : to physically carry (as an object or message) [the right of the people to keep and arms "U.S. Constitution amend. II"]
2 : yield [the stock will a dividend]
3 a : to admit of
: allow [whatever price the market will ]
b : assume accept [you legal responsibility for him]
: to relate or have relevance [will admit evidence ing on her defense]

Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.

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