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accountable

adjective  us   /əˈkɑʊn·tə·bəl/
responsible for and having to explain your actions: He knew he would be held accountable for any flaws in the programming.
accountability
noun [U]  us   /əˌkɑʊn·təˈbɪl·ɪ·t̬i/
The Attorney General says he has a plan to ensure accountability of CEOs.
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