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accountable

adjective     /əˈkaʊn.tə.bl̩/ US  /-t̬ə-/
Someone who is accountable is completely responsible for what they do and must be able to give a satisfactory reason for it 应负责任的;应作解释的;应加以说明的 She is accountable only to the managing director. 她只对总裁负责。 The recent tax reforms have made government more accountable for its spending. 最近的税务改革要求政府的开支更加透明化。 Politicians should be accountable to the public who elected them. 政界人士应对他们的选民负责。 Duty, obligation and responsibility
accountability     /əˌkaʊn.təˈbɪl.ɪ.ti/ US  /-t̬əˈbɪl.ə.t̬i/ noun [U]
There were furious demands for greater police accountability. 公众强烈要求警方进一步就其行为作出解释。 Defining and explaining
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