Translation of "accountable" - English-Russian dictionary


adjective [ never before noun ] uk /əˈkaʊntəbl/ us

having to be responsible for what you do and able to explain your actions

Hospitals must be held accountable for their mistakes.
Politicians should be accountable to the public that elects them.
→ Opposite unaccountable
accountability noun [ U ] uk /əˌkaʊntəˈbɪləti/ us


(Translation of “accountable” from the Cambridge English–Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)