German translation of 'liability'
- (= burden)
- one's liability for tax
jds Steuerpflicht f
⇒ he has a tax liability of £1,000
er muss £ 1000 Steuern bezahlen
- (= responsibility)
⇒ we accept no liability for ...
wir übernehmen keine Haftung für ...
⇒ liability company
Gesellschaft f mit beschränkter Haftung
- (finance) liabilities
Verbindlichkeiten npl(on balance sheet)
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Example Sentences Including 'liability'
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Another advantage of trading through a company is limited liability status.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Shareholders of a limited liability company enjoy an asymmetric exposure to its performance.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
The chances are that liability has now grown to 16 billion or so.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The interlocking assets and liabilities mean that each of the three major banking jurisdictions may have to take action.The Global Marketplace (1993)
This measure of debt includes both current liabilities and long-term obligations.Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)
This new flexibility in liability management meant that banks could take a different approach to bank management.Financial Markets, Institutions and Money (1995)
We are talking about proper cash liabilities now.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Everyone involved in the plot to kill the President is now a liability.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
It would be dangerous to try and suggest a universally applicable formula given the many statutory and other liabilities and obligations which could exist.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Organisations are usually unprepared to accept liability and very often try to fob the blame off.The Sun (2015)
Public funding has been withdrawn from personal injury claims, including product liability group claims.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
The manufacturers of the drug were understandably keen to minimise their financial liability.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The promoter accepts no liability for lost or stolen vouchers.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
It is understood the club did not accept liability.The Sun (2016)
Her employer denied liability, claiming there were no defects in the curtains.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
And he is saddened that the man he helped to become leader is now considered a liability by many in his country.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
But he used a limited liability company to buy the Woodstock pad.The Sun (2016)
He received damages and an apology from Scotland Yard but the force did not admit liability.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
It is terrible that bankruptcy protects culprits from financial liability.The Sun (2008)
Neither Airbnb nor the property owner has admitted liability.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
No committee or individual is responsible for any financial liabilities.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
The barmy cases were on a list of thousands of public liability claims which cost local government 250million a year.The Sun (2006)
The defendants did not admit liability.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The hospital admitted liability after it was found that the ward's patient list lacked surnames.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The patients' passport was a political liability in part because virtually no one who may have benefited from the plan understood it.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
The trust paid out without admitting liability.The Sun (2007)
The two companies have settled their dispute with neither admitting liability.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
They may seem a big prize when arrested but can become troublesome liabilities.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
More competition between companies, more individual liability and less political cronyism may be better routes to keeping bankers and businesses honest.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
The denomination turns the lawsuit over to its liability insurance company.Christianity Today (2000)
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'liability' in Other Languages
British English: liability NOUN
If you say that someone or something is a liability, you mean that they cause a lot of problems or embarrassment.
As the president's prestige continues to fall, they're beginning to consider him a liability.
Translation of liability from the Collins English to German Dictionary