Definition of accountability noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

accountability

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//əˌkaʊntəˈbɪləti//
 
; NAmE NAmE//əˌkaʊntəˈbɪləti//
 
[uncountable](formal)
 
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the fact of being responsible for your decisions or actions and expected to explain them when you are asked proposals for greater police accountability accountability (of somebody) (to somebody) the accountability of a company’s directors to the shareholders