accountability

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA (key): /ə.ˌkaʊn.tə.ˈbɪl.ət.i/
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Noun[change]

Singular
accountability

Plural
accountabilities

  1. (uncountable) Accountability is the state of be open and honest about your responsibilities, especially when there are problems.
    It's too often the case that police can avoid accountability for their actions.
    Citizens should demand greater accountability and effectiveness from their government.

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