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Accountability (IPA: /əˈkaʊnəbɪɫɪti/, /əˈkaʊntəˌbɪɫɪti/)

Accountability (n.)

The state of being accountable; liability to be called on to render an account; accountableness.


Responsibility to inform and justify decisions


Scientific article (publication date: August 2007)


Scientific article published on 01 August 2001

Accountability Synonyms

Answerableness, Answerability

Accountability Rhymes

Spanish Translation

Accountability in Spanish is Responsabilidad

Example Sentence (Quote)

"We had an accountability moment, and that's called the 2004 elections." - George W. Bush

Example Sentence (Quote)

" why does accountability keep hitting a glass ceiling?" - Rachel Maddow

Example Sentence (Quote)

" You cannot have democratic accountability in anything bigger than a nation state." - Democracy

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