accountability


ac·count·abil·i·ty

noun \ə-ˌkan-tə-ˈbi-lə-tē\

Definition of ACCOUNTABILITY

:  the quality or state of being accountable; especially :  an obligation or willingness to accept responsibility or to account for one's actions <public officials lacking accountability>

First Known Use of ACCOUNTABILITY

1770

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