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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
Translations of “responsibility”
in Korean 책임…
in Arabic مَسْؤولِيّة…
in Portuguese responsabilidade…
in Catalan responsabilitat…
in Japanese 責任, 義務…
in Italian responsabilità…
in Chinese (Traditional) 責任, 職責…
in Russian обязанность…
in Turkish sorumluluk, mesuliyet…
in Chinese (Simplified) 责任, 职责…
in Polish odpowiedzialność…
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