Definition of accountability in English:

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accountability

Pronunciation: /əˌkaʊntəˈbɪlɪti/

noun

[mass noun]
The fact or condition of being accountable; responsibility: lack of accountability has corroded public respect for business and political leaders
More example sentences
  • There must be a popular move to require transparency and accountability in all walks of life.
  • An entire change of culture and open debate on accountability is required.
  • It is about taking responsibility for the accountability that actually you have now got a bad manager.
Synonyms
responsibility, liability, answerability
answerability, responsibility, reporting, obedience
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