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English definition of “responsibility”

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
(Definition of responsibility noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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