rest with sb Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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rest with sb

formal
phrasal verb with rest uk   us   /rest/ verb
If a ​responsibility or ​decisionrests with someone, they are ​responsible for it: The ​authority to ​call an ​emergencymeetingrests with the ​president.
(Definition of rest with sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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rest with sb

phrasal verb with rest uk   us   /rest/ verb
if ​responsibility for something rests with someone, they are ​responsible for it: The ​final decision on the ​planningapplication now rests with the ​council.
(Definition of rest with sb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “rest with sb”
in Chinese (Simplified) 是(某人)的责任, 由(某人)负责…
in Chinese (Traditional) 是(某人)的責任, 由(某人)負責…
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