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Russian translation of “liability”

liability

noun     /ˌlaɪəˈbɪləti/
RESPONSIBILITY [U] when you are legally responsible for something
ответственность
They have admitted liability for the damage caused.Duty, obligation and responsibility
TROUBLE [no plural] someone or something that is likely to cause you a lot of trouble
помеха, обуза
Wherever we go she upsets someone - she's a real liability.Difficult things and peoplePreventing and impeding
DEBT [usually plural] a debt of a business
задолженность
Accounting
(Definition of liability noun from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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