Adjective "accountability" definition and examples

(Accountability may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/əˌkaʊntəˈbɪlɪti/

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Definitions and examples

noun

The fact or condition of being accountable; responsibility.
  1. 'One of the consequences of their taking the Parliamentary path is accountability.'
  2. 'It is about taking responsibility for the accountability that actually you have now got a bad manager.'
  3. 'The key legal issues arising from clinical ethics committees concern accountability.'
  4. 'In any democratic set up the question of accountability of the budget is an important factor.'
  5. 'Greater political diversity on the Exec has led to more accountability to students.'
  6. 'Lack of accountability has corroded public respect for business and political leaders.'
  7. 'An entire change of culture and open debate on accountability is required.'
  8. 'When public funds are involved, accountability requires that money is spent wisely.'
  9. 'There must be a popular move to require transparency and accountability in all walks of life.'
  10. 'Given that this includes accountability to the public, his comments seem more than a little confused.'

More definitions

1. the state of being accountable, liable, or answerable.

2. Education. a policy of holding schools and teachers accountable for students' academic progress by linking such progress with funding for salaries, maintenance, etc.

More examples(as adjective)

"principles can be accountability."