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British English: /ˈlʌɪəb(ə)l/
American English: /ˈlaɪ(ə)b(ə)l/

adjective (predicative)

  • 1 (legally bound) See examples:be liable for something
    für etwas haftbar sein od. haften
    liable for military service
    be liable to pay tax[es]
    steuerpflichtig sein
  • 2 (prone) See examples:be liable to something (Sache)
    leicht etwas haben
    zu etwas neigen
    be liable to do something (Sache)
    leicht etwas tun
    dazu neigen, etwas zu tun
  • 3 (likely) See examples:difficulties are liable to occur
    mit Schwierigkeiten muss man rechnen
    she is liable to change her mind
    es kann durchaus sein, dass sie ihre Meinung ändert
    it is liable to be cold there
    im Allgemeinen ist es dort kalt

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