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responsibility

noun
 
 
/rɪˌspɒnsəˈbɪləti/
B2 [C, U] something that it is your job or duty to deal with: The head of the department has various additional responsibilities. [+ to do sth] It is your responsibility to make sure that your homework is done on time.Duty, obligation and responsibility
take/accept/claim responsibility for sth B2 to say that you have done something or caused something to happen, especially something bad: No one has yet claimed responsibility for yesterday's bomb attack.Duty, obligation and responsibilityGuilty
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