responsibility Significado en Diccionario Cambridge Inglés Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Significado de “responsibility” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "responsibility" - Diccionario Inglés

See all translations

responsibilitynoun

uk   /rɪˌspɒn.sɪˈbɪl.ə.ti/ us   /rɪˌspɑːn.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 collecting up the books 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.

expend iconexpend iconMore examples

  • 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.

expend iconexpend iconMore examples

(Definition of responsibility from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "responsibility" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

See all translations

responsibilitynoun

us   /rɪˌspɑn·səˈbɪl·ɪ·t̬i/
  • responsibility noun (DUTY)

[C/U] a duty to take care of something: [C] With this promotion, Jorge’s responsibilities will be increased. [U] Parents must assume responsibility for their children.
  • responsibility noun (BLAME)

[U] the cause of a particular action or situation, esp. a harmful or unpleasant one: The oil company has denied responsibility for the leak.
(Definition of responsibility from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "responsibility" - Diccionario Inglés para los negocios

See all translations

responsibilitynoun

uk   /rɪˌspɒnsəˈbɪləti/ us  
[C or U] something that it is your job or duty to deal with: responsibility to do sth As a board member, I have a responsibility to ask questions.responsibility towards sb We have a special responsibility towards our employees.responsibility for sth She will now assume responsibility for the Logistics Division. take/delegate/share responsibility
[U] blame for something that has happened: responsibility for sth I accept responsibility for the problems. The company denies responsibility for the disaster.
[plural] the things you are in charge of in your job: Those who survive redundancy may feel compelled to take on increasing responsibilities. Employees' increased responsibilities are not always recognized.
(Definition of responsibility from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Traducciones de “responsibility”
en árabe مَسْؤولِيّة…
en coreano 책임…
en portugués responsabilidade…
en catalán responsabilitat…
en japonés 責任, 義務…
en chino (simplificado) 责任, 职责…
en turco sorumluluk, mesuliyet…
en ruso обязанность…
en chino (tradicionál) 責任, 職責…
en italiano responsabilità…
en polaco odpowiedzialność…
Más sobre la pronunciación de responsibility
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“responsibility” in American English

“responsibility” in Business English

Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
by ,
May 25, 2016
by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

Aprende más 

Palabra del día

ultraviolet

Ultraviolet light has a wavelength that is after the violet (= light purple) end of the range of colours that can be seen by humans. Light of this type causes the skin to become darker in the sun.

Palabra del día

convo noun
convo noun
May 23, 2016
informal a conversation The convo around concussions mostly focuses on guys who play football, but Chastain thinks that this whole thing could be a headache for women too.

Aprende más