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accountable

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Happiness is understanding that friendship is more precious than mere things, more precious than getting your own way, more precious than being in situations where true principles are not at stake.
J. Donald Walters
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English

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ʌˈkaʊntəbl̩/
  • SAMPA: /V"kaUnt@b@l/

Adjective

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  1. Having accountability (individuals have accountability).
  2. Requiring accountability (property or funds require accountability).
  3. Liable to be called on to render an account; answerable; as, every man is accountable to God for his conduct.
  4. (rare) Capable of being accounted for; explicable.
    Quotations
    • True religion . . . intelligible, rational, and accountable, -- not a burden but a privilege. - Benjamin Whichcote
  5. (Documents): Items such as airline tickets, whose issue must be recorded by the issuing authority and matched up again after use.

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