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Translation of "responsible" - English-Russian dictionary

responsible

adjective     /rɪˈspɒnsəbl/
be responsible for sb/sth/doing sth
B1 to be the person whose duty is to deal with someone or something быть ответственным за кого-либо/что-либо I'm responsible for looking after the children in the evenings.Duty, obligation and responsibility
be responsible for sth/doing sth
B2 to be the person who caused something to happen, especially something bad нести ответственность за что-либо Who was responsible for the accident?Duty, obligation and responsibilityGuilty
BEHAVING CORRECTLY
B2 showing good judgment and able to be trusted достойный доверия, ответственный a responsible attitude →  Opposite irresponsible Loyal, faithful and dependable
JOB
B2 A responsible job is important because you have to make decisions that affect other people. ответственный, важный Duty, obligation and responsibility
be responsible to sb
If you are responsible to someone at work, they are in a higher position than you and you have to tell them what you have done. быть ответственным перед кем-либо Duty, obligation and responsibility
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