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responsibility

noun [U] (BLAME)    /rɪˌspɒn.sɪˈbɪl.ɪ.ti/ US  /-ˌspɑːn.səˈbɪl.ə.t̬i/
B2 blame for something that has happened : Terrorists have claimed responsibility for (= stated that they caused ) yesterday's bomb attack . The minister took/ accepted full responsibility for (= admitted that he was to blame for) the disaster and resigned .Innocent
(Definition of responsibility noun (BLAME) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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