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responsible

adjective
 
/rɪˈspɒn·sə·bl/
B1 having to do something as your duty
responsável
I’m responsible for organizing the conferences.
having caused something to happen, especially something bad
responsável
Who was responsible for the accident?
showing good judgment and able to be trusted
responsável
He’s hard-working and responsible.
mainly UK A responsible job is important because you have to make decisions that affect other people.
de responsabilidade
It’s a very responsible job, being a teacher.
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