Definición de liable en inglés:

liable

Saltos de línea: li¦able
Pronunciación: /ˈlʌɪəb(ə)l
 
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adjetivo

[predicative]
1Responsible by law; legally answerable: the credit-card company is liable for any breach of contract
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Might the host ever be legally liable for that injury?
  • As a general principle, people are not legally liable for failing to act, so that a distinction should be drawn between causing death and failing to keep the patient alive.
  • A corporation is vicariously liable for strict liability offences to exactly the same extent as a natural person.
Sinónimos
1.1 (liable to) Subject by law to: non-resident trustees are liable to the basic rate of tax
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Can we elect to have the whole of the income assessed to tax on my wife, who is only liable to basic rate tax?
  • Unlicensed fireworks displays, even on private property, are illegal and may render the participants liable to prosecution.
  • Failure to comply with any of those provisions will render building workers liable to imprisonment.
2 [with infinitive] Likely to do or to be something: patients were liable to faint if they stood up too suddenly
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Basic cable service is liable to cost hundreds of dollars per year.
  • This area is now open ground liable to be overtaken by weeds and wattles.
  • Some are clearly panicked by the experience and liable to rush their ascent.
Sinónimos
2.1 (liable to) Likely to experience (something undesirable): areas liable to flooding
Sinónimos
exposed, open, prone, subject, susceptible, vulnerable, in danger of, at risk of, at the mercy of

Origen

late Middle English: perhaps from Anglo-Norman French, from French lier 'to bind', from Latin ligare.

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