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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
accountable /ə'kauntəbl/
  • tính từ
    • chịu trách nhiệm, có trách nhiệm phải giải thích
      • to be accountable to somebody: chịu trách nhiệm trước ai
      • to be accountable for something: chịu trách nhiệm về cái gì
    • có thể nói rõ được, có thể giải thích được
Concise Dictionary
+liable to account for one's actions
Thesaurus Dictionary
answerable, responsible, liable, obliged, obligated:
I am accountable to no man, but the greatest man in England is accountable to me.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ adjective
[not usually before noun] ~ (to sb) (for sth) responsible for your decisions or actions and expected to explain them when you are asked: Politicians are ultimately accountable to the voters. + Someone must be held accountable for the killings. + The state spends taxpayers' money and should be held accountable.
accountability noun [U]: proposals for greater police accountability + the accountability of a company's directors to the shareholders
Collocation Dictionary


be | become | make sb | hold sb
The directors are held accountable by the shareholders.


fully, properly | directly
Senior managers are directly accountable to the Board of Directors.
| publicly
Local authorities should be publicly accountable to the communities they serve.
| democratically
a democratically accountable parliament
| financially, politically


In the end, we are all accountable for our actions.
| to
Politicians are accountable to Parliament.

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