Examples of answerable in a Sentence
a powerful businesswoman who seems to think that she's answerable to no one
you are answerable for your own conduct at all times
Recent Examples of answerable from the Web
Whether this represents a conscious strategy of economic sabotage is not exactly an answerable question.
There is something in Putin that rejects governance that is not answerable to him.
Analysts and security experts believe many of these hackers likely receive backing from Iran’s Revolutionary Guard, a powerful paramilitary and economic force in the country answerable only to Khamenei himself.
My answer to your question on trade is best answerable with another question: For whom?
But the Saudis grumbled that Mr. Hariri’s government was giving too much sway to Hezbollah, which is both a political party and a militant group not answerable to the state.
His biggest concern for the plan moving forward is that the academy could become a public-private asset, which would mean its operations might not be fully answerable to City Hall.
An open question, not answered by the Treasury report or answerable in the short-window in which the cuts are being pushed through, is whether this is the largest tax cut in history for corporations.
Both Washington and Baghdad ultimately would like to see all the fighting forces in Iraq become a single military answerable to the Iraqi state, the senior U.S. official said.
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Synonym Discussion of answerable
- the bureau responsible for revenue collection
- an intelligence agency answerable to Congress
- elected officials are accountable to the voters
- laws are amenable to judicial review
- not liable for the debts of the former spouse
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