1. the state or fact of having a duty to deal with something or of having control over someone.
    "a true leader takes responsibility for their team and helps them achieve goals"
  2. the state or fact of being accountable or to blame for something.
    "the group has claimed responsibility for a string of murders"
  3. the opportunity or ability to act independently and take decisions without authorization.
    "we expect individuals to take on more responsibility"
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How to use responsibility in a sentence?
There's bends all the way from Portlaoise to Carlow. The responsibility for speeding traffic rests with the guards.
the government denies legal responsibility, presumably to frighten off other claimants.
they must carry management responsibility for the mess they have got the company into.
we are witnessing an abdication of responsibility on the part of European governments.
he felt guilty, for he knew that he bore a share of responsibility for Fanny's death.
it is noteworthy that no one at the Bank has accepted responsibility for the failure.
strategic planning for the organization is the responsibility of top management.
the Company does not accept responsibility for any information contained herein.
a true leader takes responsibility for their team and helps them achieve goals.
the governors and head have overall responsibility for managing the school.
the insurance agent may have the responsibility of adjusting small losses.
it is the responsibility of the directors to do better with the verbals.
the service emphasizes the corporate responsibility of the congregation.
the individual's responsibility in conversion is to repent and believe.
a responsibility which a less courageous man might well have ducked.
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How to say responsibility in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Afrikaans (NOUN)verantwoordelikheid
Arabic (NOUN)المسؤولية, مسؤولية, المسئولية, مسئولية
Bangla দায়িত্ব
Bosnian (Latin) odgovornost
Bulgarian (NOUN)отговорност, задължение, компетентността
Cantonese (Traditional) 責任
Catalan (NOUN)responsabilitat
Chinese Simplified 责任
Chinese Traditional 責任
Croatian (NOUN)odgovornost, obaveza, dužnost
Czech (NOUN)odpovědnost, zodpovědnosti, povinností, pravomoci
Danish (NOUN)ansvar, påhviler
Dutch (NOUN)verantwoordelijkheid, bevoegdheid
Estonian (NOUN)vastutus, eest vastutavad, kohustus, ülesanne
Fijian itavi
Filipino responsibilidad
Finnish (NOUN)vastuu, edesvastuu, velvollisuus
French (NOUN)responsabilité, incombe, charge, devoir
German (NOUN)Verantwortung, Zuständigkeit, dafür verantwortlich, Haftung, Aufgabe, Pflicht
Greek (NOUN)ευθύνη, υπευθυνότητα, αρμοδιότητα
Haitian Creole responsablite
Hebrew (NOUN)אחריות, האחריות, לאחריות, באחריות, מאחריות, מהאחריות
Hindi (NOUN)जिम्मेदारी, उत्तरदायित्व, जवाबदेही, दायित्व
Hmong Daw lub luag hauj lwm
Hungarian (NOUN)felelősség, feladata, hatáskörébe tartozik, vállal felelősséget
Icelandic (NOUN)ábyrgð
Indonesian (NOUN)tanggung jawab, bertanggung jawab atas
Italian (NOUN)responsabilità, competenza, compito
Japanese (NOUN)責任, 責務, 一切責任, 責任感, 職責, 担当
Kiswahili (NOUN)jukumu, wajibu, majukumu, dhamana, uwajibikaji, kuwajibika
Korean (NOUN)책임
Latvian (NOUN)atbildību, pienākums, kompetencē
Lithuanian (NOUN)atsakomybę, pareiga, pavedimams
Malagasy andraikitra
Malay (Latin) (NOUN)tanggungjawab
Maltese (NOUN)responsabbiltà
Norwegian Bokmål ansvar
Persian (NOUN)مسئولیت, مسولیت, عهده
Polish (NOUN)odpowiedzialność, obowiązkiem, kompetencyjne, ponosi odpowiedzialności za, gestii, zadaniem
Portuguese (NOUN)responsabilidade
Querétaro Otomi ár 'befi
Romanian (NOUN)responsabilitatea, răspunderea
Russian (NOUN)ответственность, обязанность, несет ответственность за
Samoan tiutetauave
Serbian (Cyrillic) одговорност
Serbian (Latin) odgovornost
Slovak (NOUN)zodpovednosť, povinnosťou, úlohou
Slovenian (NOUN)odgovornost, pristojnosti
Spanish (NOUN)responsabilidad
Swedish (NOUN)ansvar, skyldighet
Tahitian hopoia
Tamil பொறுப்பு
Telugu బాధ్యత
Thai (NOUN)ความรับผิดชอบ
Tongan fatongia
Turkish (NOUN)sorumluluk
Ukrainian (NOUN)відповідальність, обов'язок, несе відповідальності
Urdu (NOUN)ذمہ داری
Vietnamese (NOUN)trách nhiệm, chịu trách nhiệm về
Welsh (NOUN)cyfrifoldeb, gyfrifol
Yucatec Maya Responsabilidad
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