Definition of answerability in English:


Syllabification: an·swer·a·bil·i·ty
Pronunciation: /ˌansərəˈbilətē


  • Responsibility for explaining or justifying one’s actions: the answerability of governments to the citizens
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    • The security of the state and its subjects against the misuse of power by ministers and their officials lies directly in their hierarchical organization and their answerability.
    • Rather than concentrating on answerability to detailed government rules, more flexible mechanisms of accountability that encourage responsibility-taking are essential for governance.
    • We are convinced that it would do nothing to enhance accountability and answerability to the public and runs the unacceptable risk of the far-right taking control of our police service.

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