accountable, to, hold


accountable, to, hold
responsabiliser

English-French legislative terms. 2015.

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  • accountable — adj. 1) strictly accountable 2) accountable for; to (we are accountable to our parents for our actions) 3) to hold smb. accountable for smt. * * * [ə kaʊntəb(ə)l] accountable to (we are accountable to our parents for our actions) strictly… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • accountable — UK US /əˈkaʊntəbl/ adjective ► responsible for what you do and able to give a satisfactory reason for it: hold sb accountable »Our board will hold me accountable if anything goes wrong. accountable for (doing) sth »Mortgage brokers should be… …   Financial and business terms

  • hold someone accountable — hold someone responsible/accountable/liable/ phrase to believe that someone is responsible for something Thesaurus: to criticize, accuse or blamesynonym words used to describe criticismhyponym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • hold accountable — I verb accuse, blame, brand, bring to account, castigate, charge, condemn openly, convict, criminate, denounce, expose, incriminate, implicate, impugn, inculpate, inveigh against, rebuke, reprehend, reprimand, reproach, reprobate, revile, take to …   Law dictionary

  • hold someone responsible — hold someone responsible/accountable/liable/ phrase to believe that someone is responsible for something Thesaurus: to criticize, accuse or blamesynonym words used to describe criticismhyponym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • hold someone liable — hold someone responsible/accountable/liable/ phrase to believe that someone is responsible for something Thesaurus: to criticize, accuse or blamesynonym words used to describe criticismhyponym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • hold — hold1 W1S1 [həuld US hould] v past tense and past participle held [held] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(in your hand/arms)¦ 2¦(event)¦ 3¦(keep something in position)¦ 4¦(job/title)¦ 5¦(keep/store)¦ 6¦(keep something available for somebody)¦ 7¦(keep somebody… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • hold — I [[t]ho͟ʊld[/t]] PHYSICALLY TOUCHING, SUPPORTING, OR CONTAINING ♦ holds, holding, held 1) VERB When you hold something, you carry or support it, using your hands or your arms. [V n prep/adv] Hold the knife at an angle... [V n] She is holding her …   English dictionary

  • accountable — adj. VERBS ▪ be ▪ become ▪ make sb ▪ hold sb ▪ The directors are held accountable by the shareholders. ADVERB …   Collocations dictionary

  • accountable — adjective (not before noun) responsible for the effects of your actions and willing to explain or be criticized for them (+ for): Managers must be accountable for their decisions. | hold sb accountable for sth (=consider someone responsible):… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • hold — hold1 [ hould ] (past tense and past participle held [ held ] ) verb *** ▸ 1 carry ▸ 2 stop someone/something from moving ▸ 3 put arms around someone ▸ 4 (be able to) contain ▸ 5 have ▸ 6 continue in same state ▸ 7 keep/stop something ▸ 8 not… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English