responsibilitynounuk /rɪˌspɒn.sɪˈbɪl.ə.ti/ us /rɪˌspɑːn.səˈbɪl.ə.t̬i/
responsibility noun (DUTY)
- Fatherhood is a lifelong responsibility.
- Colin Lamb has taken over responsibility for this project.
- The council denied that their decision represented any abdication of responsibility.
- We have the chance to build an outward-looking Europe that lives up to its global responsibilities.
- Your responsibilities will be mainly administrative.
- answer for sb/sth
- answer for sth
- answer to sb
- have sth on your hands idiom
- I am not my brother's keeper idiom
- in the hot seat idiom
- it's your own lookout idiom
- saddle sb with sth
- social contract
- stick sb with sth
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responsibility noun (BLAME)
- He denied all responsibility for the rumours which have been circulating.
- We disclaim all responsibility for this disaster.
- The report exonerated the crew from all responsibility for the collision.
- I accept full responsibility for the failure of the plan.
- It's your decision - you must bear the responsibility if things go wrong.
responsibility noun (GOOD JUDGMENT)
- an old/a wise head on young shoulders idiom
- be a victory for common sense idiom
- no flies on sb idiom
- out of the mouths of babes (and sucklings) idiom