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responsable

Translation of responsable in English:

adjectif

  • 3 (ayant la charge)être responsable de quelque chose/quelqu'un
    to be responsible for something/somebody, to be in charge of something/somebody
    je suis responsable du magasin
    I am responsible for the shop (anglais britannique) ou store (anglais américain)
    qui est la personne responsable ici?
    who is in charge here?

nom masculin et féminin

  • 2 (personne coupable) les responsables de la catastrophe
    the people responsible ou to blame for the catastrophe
    les responsables seront punis
    those responsible ou those who are to blame will be punished
    c'est lui le responsable
    he is responsible ou to blame
  • 3 (cause) le grand responsable c'est le tabac/le manque d'amour
    smoking/lack of love is the main cause

Compounds

le responsable de classe

  • form representative (elected by the pupils to represent them)

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