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  • accountable — is mostly used in the construction to be accountable to someone for something: e.g. • Labour MPs…would at least have the authority to keep a Labour government accountable to them for what they say and do Tony Benn, 1979. Its old use as an… …   Modern English usage

  • Accountable — Ac*count a*ble, a. 1. Liable to be called on to render an account; answerable; as, every man is accountable to God for his conduct. [1913 Webster] 2. Capable of being accounted for; explicable. [R.] [1913 Webster] True religion . . . intelligible …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • accountable — [adj] responsible for having done answerable, charged with, culpable, liable, obligated, obliged, on the hook*; concept 527 Ant. blameless, innocent, irresponsible, unaccountable, unreliable, untrustworthy …   New thesaurus

  • accountable — [[t]əka͟ʊntəb(ə)l[/t]] ADJ GRADED: usu v link ADJ, oft ADJ to/for n If you are accountable to someone for something that you do, you are responsible for it and must be prepared to justify your actions to that person. Public officials can finally… …   English dictionary

  • accountable — /əˈkaʊntəbəl / (say uh kowntuhbuhl) adjective 1. liable to be called to account; responsible (to a person, for an act, etc.): *Anyway, I m not accountable to you for what goes in my union. –john morrison, 1955. 2. that can be explained: an… …   Australian English dictionary

  • accountable — adjective /ʌˈkaʊntəbl̩/ a) Having accountability (individuals have accountability). Every man is accountable to God for his conduct. b) Requiring accountability (property or funds require accountability). , True religion . . . intelligible,… …   Wiktionary

  • accountable — UK US /əˈkaʊntəbl/ adjective ► responsible for what you do and able to give a satisfactory reason for it: hold sb accountable »Our board will hold me accountable if anything goes wrong. accountable for (doing) sth »Mortgage brokers should be… …   Financial and business terms

  • Accountable autonomy — is a concept by political scientist Archon Fung that denotes a particular institutional design of administrative and democratic organization which tries to get the most out of civic participation and deliberation. Accountable autonomy addresses… …   Wikipedia

  • accountable — ac·count·able /ə kau̇n tə bəl/ adj 1: liable accountable for the burglary 2: obliged to accept responsibility the bank accountable for payment of the check ac·count·abil·i·ty /ə ˌkau̇n tə …   Law dictionary

  • Accountable America — is a left wing political group created in the summer of 2008 to attempt to reduce political donations to conservative 527 groups by frightening donors. [ Group Plans Campaign Against G.O.P. Donors, by MICHAEL LUO, New York Times, August 7, 2008,… …   Wikipedia

  • Accountable Fundraising — is the term used to describe a Non profit organization holding its members accountable for their donations by showing them the direct impact of their fundraising efforts. This accountability usually comes in the form of a vote, where the members… …   Wikipedia

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