Definitions and translations for "responsibility"

Definition of responsibility

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Noun
1. The state of being responsible, accountable, or answerable.
Responsibility is a heavy burden.
2. A duty, obligation or liability for which someone is held accountable.
Why didn't you clean the house? That was your responsibility!
The responsibility of the great states is to serve and not to dominate the world - Harry S. Truman
3. The obligation to carry forward an assigned task to a successful conclusion. With responsibility goes authority to direct and take the necessary action to ensure success. (JP 1-02 Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms).
4. The obligation for the proper custody, care, and safekeeping of property or funds entrusted to the possession or supervision of an individual. (JP 1-02 Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms).
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English - English - responsibility

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n. duty, obligation; accountability, liability; thing which a person is requested to do as part of a job or a role or as a legal obligation

English - Spanish - responsibility

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s. responsabilidad, cargo, deber; confiabilidad, sentido del deber, seriedad

English - French - responsibility

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n. responsabilité; obligation; devoir

English - German - responsibility

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n. Verantwortung

English - Indonesian - responsibility

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n. tanggung jawab, pertanggungan jawab, penanggungan, pertanggungan, kewajiban

English - Italian - responsibility

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s. responsabilità

English - Polish - responsibility

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n. odpowiedzialność

English - Portuguese - responsibility

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s. responsabilidade

English - Romanian - responsibility

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n. responsabilitate, solvabilitate, răspundere, datorie

English - Russian - responsibility

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с. ответственность, платежеспособность, вменяемость, обязанность, обязанности, обязательство

English - Turkish - responsibility

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i. sorumluluk, mesuliyet, yükümlülük, güvenilirlik, sağlamlık, ödeme gücü, temyiz gücü

English - Ukrainian - responsibility

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n. відповідальність, обов'язок, підопічний, платоспроможність

English - Dutch - responsibility

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zn. verantwoordelijkheid

English - Greek - responsibility

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ουσ. ευθύνη, υπευθυνότητα, αξιοπιστία

English - Arabic - responsibility

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‏مسؤولية، عول، المسئولية‏

English - Chinese - responsibility

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(名) 责任, 负担, 职责

English - Chinese - responsibility

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(名) 責任, 負擔, 職責

English - Hindi - responsibility

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n. उत्तरदायित्व, जवाबदेही

English - Japanese - responsibility

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(名) 責任; 負担; 信頼性

English - Korean - responsibility

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명. 의무; 책임

English - Vietnamese - responsibility

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n. trách nhiệm, sự chịu trách nhiệm
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Synonyms for responsibility
1. accountability: liability, amenability, answerability, contract, duty, obligation, burden
2. reliability: trustworthiness, stability, efficiency, capability, capacity