accountableness
noun see accountable

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • accountableness — index charge (responsibility), commitment (responsibility), liability, responsibility (accountability) Burton s …   Law dictionary

  • accountableness — See accountability. * * * …   Universalium

  • accountableness — noun The quality or state of being accountable; accountability. See Also: account …   Wiktionary

  • accountableness — n. quality of being accountable, responsibility, liability …   English contemporary dictionary

  • accountableness — n. See accountability …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • accountableness — accountˈableness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑account …   Useful english dictionary

  • accountable — accountableness, n. accountably, adv. /euh kown teuh beuhl/, adj. 1. subject to the obligation to report, explain, or justify something; responsible; answerable. 2. capable of being explained; explicable; explainable. [1375 1425; late ME; see… …   Universalium

  • accountability — noun a) The state of being accountable; liability to be called on to render an account; accountableness; responsible for; answerable for. b) The obligation imposed by law or lawful order or regulation on an officer or other person for keeping… …   Wiktionary

  • Accountability — Ac*count a*bil i*ty, n. The state of being accountable; liability to be called on to render an account; the obligation to bear the consequences for failure to perform as expected; accountableness. The awful idea of accountability. R. Hall. Syn:… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • accountable — adjective Date: 14th century 1. subject to giving an account ; answerable < held her accountable for the damage > 2. capable of being accounted for ; explainable Synonyms: see responsible • accountableness …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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