community burden

community burden

in Scots property law, burdens imposed under a common scheme of four or more properties where the burdens apply to all the properties and are mutually enforceable by the owners of each property.
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The poor became stigmatized and feared and their care was perceived as a community burden.
There remain, however, theoretical benefits to uncovering the cause: identification of rare organisms, selection of narrower spectrum antibiotics (lessening the community burden of antibiotic resistance), and better targeting of medications should empiric therapy prove ineffective.

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