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responsibleadjective

uk /rɪˈspɒn.sə.bəl/ us /rɪˈspɑːn.sə.bəl/

responsible adjective (DUTY)

be responsible for sb/sth/doing sth

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  • The city council is responsible for keeping the streets clean.
  • Our practice is responsible for about five thousand patients in this part of Leeds.
  • Council employees are responsible for the upkeep of the gardens.
  • The Forestry Commission is responsible for preserving over 2 million acres of woodland.
  • Nurseries are responsible for the children in their care.

B1 to have control and authority over something or someone and the duty of taking care of it, him, or her

負責…;掌管…
Paul is directly responsible for the efficient running of the office. 保羅直接負責辦事處的高效運作。
Her department is responsible for overseeing the councils. 她的部門負責監督各市政會的工作。
be responsible to sb/sth

to be controlled by someone or something

向…負責
In Australia, the prime minister and the Cabinet are responsible to the House of Representatives. 在澳大利亞,總理和內閣對衆議院負責。

responsible adjective (BLAME)

be responsible for sth/doing sth

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  • The company claims (that) it is not responsible for the pollution in the river.
  • To some extent, she was responsible for the accident.
  • Those responsible for these crimes must be brought to court and punished.
  • The car is responsible for causing a lot of damage to our environment.
  • The police seem certain (that) they will find the people responsible for the attack.

B2 to be the person who caused something to happen, especially something bad

對(尤指壞事)負責任;應對…承擔責任
Who is responsible for this terrible mess? 誰把這裡搞得亂七八糟的?
Last month's bad weather was responsible for the crop failure. 莊稼歉收是因為上月天氣惡劣。
hold sb/sth responsible

to blame someone or something

怪罪…;歸咎於…
He held me personally responsible whenever anything went wrong in the project. 任何時候只要專案計劃出現問題,他都歸咎到我個人身上。
be responsible for your actions

to be in control of yourself so that you can fairly be blamed for your bad actions

對行為負責;有行爲能力
The defendant was depressed and therefore not fully responsible for her own actions. 被告患有抑鬱症,因此不能完全為她自己的行爲負責。

responsible adjective (GOOD JUDGMENT)

B2 having good judgment and the ability to act correctly and make decisions on your own

有鑑別能力的;能明辨是非的;負責可靠的
a hard-working and responsible employee 勤懇負責的僱員
Let's stay calm and try to behave like responsible adults. 讓我們冷靜下來,行事儘量拿出成年人應有的明辨是非的能力。
Many big companies are now becoming more responsible about the way they operate. 許多大公司現在在經營方式上變得越來越穩健紮實。
Opposite

B2 A responsible job or position involves making important decisions or doing important things.

(工作)責任重大的,重要的

More examples

  • He's grown into a fine, responsible young man.
  • He seemed to be a responsible person, so I left him to his own devices.
  • The company is currently trying to burnish its socially responsible image.
  • The company is regarded as an extremely responsible employer.
  • They were looking for someone responsible enough to be left alone with the children.

(Translation of “responsible” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)