Accountable ness

Accountable ness
Accountable ness Ac*count"a*ble ness, n. The quality or state of being accountable; accountability. [1913 Webster]

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  • ac|count´a|ble|ness — ac|count|a|ble «uh KOWN tuh buhl», adjective. 1. liable to be called to account; responsible; answerable: »Each person is accountable for his own work. 2. explainable: »His bad temper is easily accountable; he has had a toothache all day.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • a|me´na|ble|ness — a|me|na|ble «uh MEE nuh buhl, MEHN uh », adjective. 1. open to influence, suggestion, or advice; submissive; responsive: »Dick is reasonable and amenable to persuasion. SYNONYM(S): compliant, tractable. 2. accountable or answerable to some… …   Useful english dictionary

  • an´swer|a|ble|ness — an|swer|a|ble «AN suhr uh buhl, AHN », adjective. 1. responsible or accountable (to someone for something): »The club treasurer is held answerable to the club for the money given to him. SYNONYM(S): liable, amenable. 2. that can be answered:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • li´a|ble|ness — li|a|ble «LY uh buhl, LY buhl», adjective. 1. likely; unpleasantly likely: »That glass is liable to break. You are liable to slip on ice. SYNONYM(S): apt. 2. in danger of having or doing: »We are all liable to diseases. 3. bound by law to pay;… …   Useful english dictionary

  • re|spon´si|ble|ness — re|spon|si|ble «rih SPON suh buhl», adjective, noun. –adj. 1. obliged or expected to account (for, to); accountable; answerable. »Each pupil is responsible for the care of the books given h. The people had given him his command, and to the people …   Useful english dictionary

  • un — un·abridged; un·accountable; un·answered; un·aware; un·balance; un·be; un·believe; un·bending; un·blown; un·bolted; un·bound; un·cal·low; un·certain; un·cial; un·ci·form; un·cle; un·clean·ly; un·co; un·collectible; un·comely; un·common;… …   English syllables

  • Universal pragmatics — Universal pragmatics, more recently placed under the heading of formal pragmatics, is the philosophical study of the necessary conditions for reaching an understanding through communication. The philosopher Jürgen Habermas coined the term in his… …   Wikipedia

  • account — 01. My chequing [account] doesn t pay me any interest at all. 02. Jake s [account] of the story was different from Sascha s because she couldn t remember everything that happened. 03. You will have to speak to our [accountant] if you think there… …   Grammatical examples in English

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  • responsible — re·spon·si·ble adj 1 a: liable to be called on to answer b: liable to be called to account as the primary cause, motive, or agent c: liable to legal review or in case of fault to penalties 2: characterized by trustworthiness, integrity, and… …   Law dictionary

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