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English definition of “act/do sth on your own responsibility”

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act/do sth on your own responsibility

formal
to act without being told to by someone in authority
Translations of “act/do sth on your own responsibility”
in Chinese (Traditional) 自行負責, 自作主張…
in Chinese (Simplified) 自行负责, 自作主张…
(Definition of act/do sth on your own responsibility from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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