Translation of "liability" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˌlaɪ.əˈbɪl.ɪ.ti/ us /-ə.t̬i/

A [ no plural ] the fact that someone is legally responsible for something

He denies any liability for the damage caused.
liabilities specialized


deudas, obligaciones
The business has liabilities of 2 million euros.
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something or someone that causes you a lot of trouble, often when that thing or person should be helping you

After a certain age, a car’s just a liability.
Sue always manages to upset somebody when we go out – she’s a real liability.

(Translation of “liability” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)