answerability answerability

Definition(s):

  • (n) responsibility to someone or for some activity

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • He had his era's versatility, the tinkering curiosity, the sublime belief in the answerability of all questionsbut all that with a Philadelphia accent of thrift and humor.

Quotes

  1. Asked if the company would consider diluting some stake to the UK government in lieu of the loan guarantee, Tata said: "If there is a large financial package, then it should be commensurate with representation or answerability to the (UK)...
    on Jun 28, 2009 By: Ratan Tata Source: Economic Times

  2. "We have explicitly ruled out the idea of electing police commissioners. We are convinced that it would do nothing to enhance accountability and answerability to the public - and runs the unacceptable risk of the far-right taking control of our...
    on Jul 15, 2009 By: David Blunkett Source: guardian.co.uk

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