Pronunciation: (in-kûr'), [key]
—v.t., -curred, -cur•ring.
1. to come into or acquire (some consequence, usually undesirable or injurious): to incur a huge number of debts.
2. to become liable or subject to through one's own action; bring or take upon oneself: to incur his displeasure.
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