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American English: /ˌlaɪəˈbɪlədi/
British English: /lʌɪəˈbɪlɪti/

Translation of liability in Spanish:

noun plural -ties

  • 1 uncountable 1.1 (responsibility) to deny/admit liability for something
    negar/admitir ser responsable de algo
    (before noun) liability insurance
    Example sentences
    • For the other sectors, balance sheet data are limited to financial assets and liabilities.
    • We want to retire with the largest possible pot of assets and the least amount of liabilities.
    • This will include taking into account accrued liabilities and assets.
    1.2 uncountable (eligibility) See examples: tax liability
    pasivo (masculine) exigible en concepto de impuestos
    liability for somethinghis liability for military service
    su obligación de prestar servicio militar
    1.3 (proneness) See examples:liability to something/to + infinitive
    propensión (feminine) a algo/+ infinitive
  • 2
    also: liabilities plural
    (debt) (Finance) current liabilities fixed o long-term liabilities
    deudas (feminine plural) a largo plazo
    we are unable to meet our liabilities
    no podemos hacer frente a nuestras obligaciones
    Example sentences
    • She gave birth to a healthy child, and the respondents accepted liability for negligence.
    • The distinction between liability for acts and liability for omissions is well known.
    • There is no legal prohibition denying the Community the right to accept liability for private acts of its servants.
  • 3 (drawback, disadvantage) she's a positive liability for the team
    es un verdadero lastre or handicap para el equipo
    the car turned out to be a liability
    el coche terminó dándonos más problemas que otra cosa
    Example sentences
    • One could expect that Junior's presence will become a liability once he spells out his plan.
    • When wildlife is perceived to be a danger and a liability, it compromises the very basis of conservation.
    • Girls would not be seen as a burden or a liability if they were guaranteed an equal right to inheritance and property.

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