Definition of answerability in English:
Responsibility for explaining or justifying one’s actions: the answerability of governments to the citizens
More example sentences
- 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.
Definition of answerability in:
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