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1‘it was his responsibility to find witnesses’
duty, task, function, job, role, place, charge, business, onus, burden, liability, accountability, answerability, province
British informal pigeon
2‘the organization denied responsibility for the bomb attack at the airport’
blame, fault, guilt, culpability, blameworthiness, liability
3‘teenagers may not be showing enough sense of responsibility to be safely granted privileges’
trustworthiness, level-headedness, rationality, sanity, reason, reasonableness, sense, common sense, stability, maturity, adultness, reliability, dependability, competence
4‘we train those staff who show an aptitude for managerial responsibility’
authority, control, power, leadership, management, influence
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