Definition of 'responsibility'
Example sentences containing 'responsibility'
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You can work out a way of sharing a family responsibility. The Sun (2017)He gives responsibility to players and he listens. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This could give you extra responsibility at work. The Sun (2016)Taking responsibility for romance helps you focus on what you want in a lover. The Sun (2017)We have accepted full responsibility for this incident. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is unrealistic to expect the young and naive to feel more responsibility for public expenditure than government does. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They would learn about personal responsibility, duty and mindset. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They are looking to make up some of this reduction by each taking a small income from their mother for their new caring responsibilities. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But it's the determined way you deal with the responsibilities of being in a relationship that can strengthen the love bond. The Sun (2017)Although the warranty lasts for ten years, the builder's responsibility to put right faults ends after two. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Where is your duty of responsibility in this? Times, Sunday Times (2015)This is our responsibility as caring adults. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We try to make sure somebody takes responsibility for each family. Christianity Today (2000)They must accept their responsibility to work with schools. Times, Sunday Times (2006)With this organisational autonomy comes a great deal of individual responsibility. Times, Sunday Times (2006) Doctors must take responsibility for diagnosing this before offering surgery. The Sun (2013)You feel this responsibility to make this great record. The Sun (2015)We do not accept responsibility for tokens that are lost or delayed in the post. The Sun (2016)To put all that responsibility on one woman is outrageous. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Responsibility involves accepting blame for collective failure as well as credit for success. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Tell her marriage is out of the question until she holds down a job and takes responsibility. The Sun (2012)Where are the lawyers insisting that with rights comes human responsibilities? The Sun (2012)The responsibility of bringing something like this home was overwhelming. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Why do we always make excuses rather than demanding that people should take responsibility for their actions. The Sun (2008)We all need to take responsibility for that. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There is a collective responsibility and duty of care that extends beyond what happens on the pitch. Times, Sunday Times (2012)She may have caring responsibilities and you may be able to work together to sort these. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This could range from more time for yourself to a wise way of sharing family responsibilities. The Sun (2016)The players who are not as gifted maybe feel responsibility to work. The Sun (2013)Maybe the responsibility will help him curb his more aggressive tendencies. The Sun (2015)Schools must be given the responsibility to deal with this fairly and quickly. The Sun (2012) Doctors have more responsibility and autonomy than nurses, so why should this not apply to them? Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'responsibility'
British English: responsibility /rɪˌspɒnsəˈbɪlɪtɪ/ NOUN
If you have responsibility for something or someone, it is your job or duty to deal with them.
He has responsibility for five employees.
- American English: responsibility
- Arabic: مَسْؤُولِيَّة
- Brazilian Portuguese: responsabilidade
- Chinese: 责任
- Croatian: odgovornost
- Czech: odpovědnost
- Danish: ansvar
- Dutch: verantwoordelijkheid
- European Spanish: responsabilidad
- Finnish: vastuu
- French: responsabilité
- German: Verantwortung
- Greek: ευθύνη
- Italian: responsabilità
- Japanese: 責任
- Korean: 책임
- Norwegian: ansvar
- Polish: odpowiedzialność
- European Portuguese: responsabilidade
- Romanian: responsabilitate
- Russian: ответственность
- Spanish: responsabilidad
- Swedish: ansvar
- Thai: ความรับผิดชอบ
- Turkish: sorumluluk
- Ukrainian: відповідальність
- Vietnamese: trách nhiệm
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