Translation of "accountable" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective uk /əˈkaʊn.tə.bəl/ us /-t̬ə-/

responsible for what you do and able to give a satisfactory reason for it

She is accountable only to the managing director.
The recent tax reforms have made government more accountable for its spending.
Politicians should be accountable to the public who elected them.
accountability noun [ no plural ] uk /əˌkaʊn.təˈbɪl.ɪ.ti/ us /-t̬əˈbɪl.ə.t̬i/

responsabilidad, rendición de cuentas
There were furious demands for greater police accountability.

(Translation of “accountable” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)