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liability
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) 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)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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