Definitions

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  • noun The state of being answerable.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun responsibility to someone or for some activity

Etymologies

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answerable +‎ -ity

Examples

  • I hope that by now it will be clear that what I've called answerability to the culture was not, for Bell, any kind of easy compliance: it was an attentive and sometimes risky strategy of seeking to give a hearing to those voices in the corporate imagination that were pushing the boundaries of what made obvious sense, that were moving beyond a simple consensus, whether of taste or of ethical sensitivity.

    University of Chichester, Bishop George Bell lecture

  • Although what the abbot says must be done, without complaint (ch. 5), the abbot is adjured at some length to recall his answerability before God, his call to be the image of Christ in the monastery and to 'leaven' the minds of those under his care, and his duty to ignore apparent claims of status among the monks.

    'Shaping Holy Lives', a Conference on Benedictine Spirituality

  • Yet that practitioner has no qualification, accreditation or 'answerability' for what they do?

    Archive 2004-07-01

  • Yet that practitioner has no qualification, accreditation or 'answerability' for what they do?

    The great British amateur #1: The Piano Teacher

  • Two pillars of accountability are answerability and enforcement.

    2010 January | Zeeshan Hamid

  • The intrusion of government into so many areas of life and without democratic answerability isn't even exhaustive, as he says.

    The Conservative Conference Is Irrelevant

  • In fact, the security personnel found themselves hapless because they have the duty without power, answerability and accountability.

    Nepal: Disappearing Security in Occlusion

  • The chain of command is no more functioning effectively, span of control is just limited in formalities, power and authority is not assigned properly for rationale use, unwanted intervention has become a part of commanding culture, security politics is criminalized, accountability, responsibility and answerability are just survived in part of vocabulary and academic lessons of policing.

    Nepal: Disappearing Security in Occlusion

  • It was told that Digital Bangladesh is a dream of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina that expressed the willingness to use IT in the field of management, administration and governance to ensure transparency, accountability and answerability at all levels of society and state.

    Women Empowerment and Digital Bangladesh

  • Digital Bangladesh is an Idea that includes the IT use for management, administration and governance to ensure transparency, accountability and answerability at all levels of society and state.

    Digital Bangladesh and ICT development

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