English - Vietnamese Dictionary
liability /,laiə'biliti/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- trách nhiệm pháp lý, nghĩa vụ pháp lý
- liability for military service: nghĩa vụ tòng quân
- (số nhiều) tiền nợ, khoản phải trả
- to be unable to meet one's liabilities: không có khả năng trả nợ
- (+ to) khả năng bị, khả năng mắc, nguy cơ
- liability error: khả năng mắc sai lầm
- liability to accidents: khả năng xảy ra tai nạn
- cái gây khó khăn trở ngại; cái của nợ, cái nợ đời
+the state of being legally obliged and responsible
+an obligation to pay money to another party
+the quality of being something that holds you back
Advanced English Dictionary
1 answerability, responsibility, burden, onus, accountability:
Who bears the liability for the company's losses?
2 obligation, debt, indebtedness, arrear(s), debit:
Outstanding shares are treated as a liability of the corporation.
3 disadvantage, drawback, hindrance, impediment, encumbrance, snag, hitch, barrier, obstacle, obstruction, burden, onus:
Her biggest liability is her inability to read.
4 exposure, susceptibility, vulnerability:
The insurer's liability is spread amongst many underwriters.
+ noun (plural liabilities)Collocation Dictionary
1 [U] ~ (for sth)
~ (to do sth) the state of being legally responsible for sth: The company cannot accept liability for any damage caused by natural disasters.
2 [C, usually sing.] (informal) a person or thing that causes you a lot of problems: Since his injury, Jones has become more of a liability than an asset to the team. + The debate on Europe is proving to be something of a liability for the Prime Minister.
3 [C, usually pl.] the amount of money that a person or company owes: The company is reported to have liabilities of nearly $90 000. + Our financial advisers will concentrate on minimizing your tax liabilities and maximizing your income.
full | legal
VERB + LIABILITY
They have no legal liability for damage to customers' possessions.
| accept, acknowledge, admit, assume | deny
They have denied liability for the accident.
2 liabilities: money owed
substantial | financial, tax
an assessment of the company's financial liabilities
VERB + LIABILITY
have | take on, take over
He wants to know the precise amount of the liabilities he is taking over.
| cover, discharge, meet
There is enough money to cover existing liabilities.
The company has liabilities to its employees.
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