1(Of a person, organization, or institution) required or expected to justify actions or decisions; responsible: government must be accountable to its citizens parents could be held accountable for their children’s actions
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- When nobody can be held accountable for decisions like this, democracy is dead.
- He suggested that a club be formed and that its members be held accountable for the responsible use of the pier.
- History will tell whether those responsible will be held accountable for their crimes.
responsible, liable, answerable;
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