Definition of responsibility Pronunciation
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 Pronunciation
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 Pronunciation
s. responsabilidad, cargo, deber; confiabilidad, sentido del deber, seriedad
English - French - responsibility Pronunciation
n. responsabilité; obligation; devoir
English - German - responsibility Pronunciation
n. Verantwortung
English - Italian - responsibility Pronunciation
s. responsabilità
English - Portuguese - responsibility Pronunciation
s. responsabilidade
English - Russian - responsibility Pronunciation
с. ответственность, платежеспособность, вменяемость, обязанность, обязанности, обязательство
English - Turkish - responsibility Pronunciation
i. sorumluluk, mesuliyet, yükümlülük, güvenilirlik, sağlamlık, ödeme gücü, temyiz gücü
English - Dutch - responsibility Pronunciation
zn. verantwoordelijkheid
English - Greek - responsibility Pronunciation
ουσ. ευθύνη, υπευθυνότητα, αξιοπιστία
English - Chinese - responsibility Pronunciation
(名) 责任, 负担, 职责
English - Chinese - responsibility Pronunciation
(名) 責任, 負擔, 職責
English - Japanese - responsibility Pronunciation
(名) 責任; 負担; 信頼性
English - Korean - responsibility Pronunciation
명. 의무; 책임


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