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responsibility

noun uk   /rɪˌspɒn.sɪˈbɪl.ɪ.ti/ us    /-ˌspɑːn.səˈbɪl.ə.t̬i/

responsibility noun (DUTY)

B2 [C or U] something that it is your job or duty to deal with: [+ to infinitive] It's her responsibility to ensure the project finishes on time. She takes her responsibilities as a nurse very seriously.have responsibility to be in a position of authority over someone and to have a duty to make certain that particular things are done: Who has responsibility here? Jenny, you have responsibility for clearing up the room after the class.have a responsibility to sb to have a duty to work for or help someone who is in a position of authority over you: The company says it cannot cut its prices any more because it has a responsibility to its shareholders.
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responsibility noun (BLAME)

B2 [U] blame for something that has happened: Terrorists have claimed responsibility for (= stated that they caused) yesterday's bomb attack. The minister took/accepted full responsibility for (= admitted that he was to blame for) the disaster and resigned.
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responsibility noun (GOOD JUDGMENT)

[U] good judgment and the ability to act correctly and make decisions on your own: He has no sense of responsibility. The job carries a lot of responsibility (= it involves making important decisions).
Traducciones de “responsibility”
en coreano 책임…
en árabe مَسْؤولِيّة…
en portugués responsabilidade…
en catalán responsabilitat…
en japonés 責任, 義務…
en italiano responsabilità…
en chino (tradicionál) 責任, 職責…
en ruso обязанность…
en turco sorumluluk, mesuliyet…
en chino (simplificado) 责任, 职责…
en polaco odpowiedzialność…
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