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The fact or condition of being accountable; responsibility.‘their lack of accountability has corroded public respect’
responsibility, liability, answerabilityanswerability, responsibility, reporting, obedienceView synonyms
- ‘When public funds are involved, accountability requires that money is spent wisely.’
- ‘The key legal issues arising from clinical ethics committees concern accountability.’
- ‘We have to get the professional game right and we have to give it responsibility and accountability.’
- ‘They have to make sure staff know their responsibilities and their accountability.’
- ‘In today's litigious society, we need to have someone to blame, to apportion accountability.’
- ‘Greater political diversity on the Exec has led to more accountability to students.’
- ‘There are ways to lie and be completely absolved of any kind of accountability.’
- ‘Their usual role is to provide the illusion of accountability while refusing to lay a finger on the holders of power.’
- ‘An entire change of culture and open debate on accountability is required.’
- ‘In any democratic set up the question of accountability of the budget is an important factor.’
- ‘There must be a popular move to require transparency and accountability in all walks of life.’
- ‘Given that this includes accountability to the public, his comments seem more than a little confused.’
- ‘It is about taking responsibility for the accountability that actually you have now got a bad manager.’
- ‘Will the big media outlets demand the same accountability of themselves that they demand of everyone else?’
- ‘Lack of accountability has corroded public respect for business and political leaders.’
- ‘Where is the outrage and demand amongst the fourth estate for some accountability from him?’
- ‘Goals need to be set and reviewed and accountability cannot be ignored.’
- ‘For even a minor piece of construction work, there is a system of accountability.’
- ‘One of the consequences of their taking the Parliamentary path is accountability.’
- ‘He said accountability was important for a police service wounded by a lack of public trust.’
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