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accountability

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willingness or obligation to explain one's actions or to admit being the cause of a problem
  • There is a push to increase accountability among government officials.

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The first known use of accountability was in 1750

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“Accountability.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/accountability. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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