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re·spon·si·bil·i·ty

responsibility

 
 
pronunciation:
rih span s bIl ih ti
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
inflections: responsibilities
definition 1: the condition or fact of being responsible; the condition or fact of being answerable or accountable.
You will need to take responsibility for your actions.Who has responsibility for this child?
synonyms:
accountability, answerability, blame, liability
similar words:
care, trust
definition 2: a burden, duty, or obligation for which one is responsible.
Becoming a parent means taking on many responsibilities.Walking the dog is your responsibility, not mine.
 
synonyms:
burden, duty, obligation
similar words:
blame, business, charge, department, job, onus
definition 3: reliability.
Her honesty and responsibility are her best qualities as an employee.
synonyms:
dependability, reliability
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