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English definition of “liability”

liability

noun
 
 
/ˌlaɪəˈbɪləti/
RESPONSIBILITY [U] legal responsibility for something: 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: Wherever we go she upsets someone - she's a real liability.Difficult things and peoplePreventing and impeding
(Definition of liability from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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