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accountable

adjective
 
 
/əˈkaʊn.tə.bl̩/ US  /-t̬ə-/
Someone who is accountable is completely responsible for what they do and must be able to give a satisfactory reason for it
應負責任的;應作解釋的;應加以說明的
She is accountable only to the managing director.
她只對總裁負責。
The recent tax reforms have made government more accountable for its spending.
最近的稅務改革要求政府的開支更加透明化。
Politicians should be accountable to the public who elected them.
政界人士應對他們的選民負責。
Duty, obligation and responsibility
accountability
 
 
/əˌkaʊn.təˈbɪl.ɪ.ti/ US  /-t̬əˈbɪl.ə.t̬i/ noun [U]
There were furious demands for greater police accountability.
公眾強烈要求警方進一步就其行為作出解釋。
Defining and explaining
Translations of “accountable”
in Russian ответственный…
in Turkish sorumlu, açıklayıcı olabilme…
in Chinese (Simplified) 应负责任的, 应作解释的, 应加以说明的…
in Polish odpowiedzialny…
(Definition of accountable from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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