Engelsk ordbog



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Engelsk navneord: responsibility

1. responsibility (om handling) the social force that binds you to the courses of action demanded by that force


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe must instill a sense of duty in our children.
Every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)duty, obligation


Mindre specifikke termersocial control


Mere specifikke termerburden of proof, civic duty, civic responsibility, demand, filial duty, guardianship, imperative, incumbency, job, keeping, legal duty, line of duty, moral obligation, noblesse oblige, prerequisite, requirement, requirement, safekeeping, white man's burden

2. responsibility (om tilstand) the proper sphere or extent of your activities


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIt was his province to take care of himself.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)province


Mindre specifikke termerarea, arena, domain, field, orbit, sphere


Mere specifikke termerecclesiastical province

3. responsibility (om egenskab) a form of trustworthiness; the trait of being answerable to someone for something or being responsible for one's conduct


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe holds a position of great responsibility.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)responsibleness


Mindre specifikke termertrustiness, trustworthiness


Mere specifikke termeraccountability, answerability, answerableness, dependability, dependableness, fault, reliability, reliableness


Omfatter disse overordnede termercharacter, fiber, fibre


Kendetegnerirresponsible, responsible


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)irresponsibility, irresponsibleness









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