Meaning of “accountability” in the English Dictionary


"accountability" in Business English

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accountabilitynoun [ U ]

uk /əˌkaʊntəˈbɪləti/ us

a situation in which someone is responsible for things that happen and can give a satisfactory reason for them:

The organization suffers from a lack of accountability.
greater/increased/more accountability The public has been demanding greater accountability from lawmakers.

(Definition of “accountability” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)