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Overview of noun responsibility

The noun responsibility has 3 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (17) duty, responsibility, obligation

(the social force that binds you to the courses of action demanded by that force; "we must instill a sense of duty in our children"; "every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty"- John D.Rockefeller Jr)

2. (2) province, responsibility

(the proper sphere or extent of your activities; "it was his province to take care of himself")

3. (2) responsibility, responsibleness

(a form of trustworthiness; the trait of being answerable to someone for something or being responsible for one's conduct; "he holds a position of great responsibility") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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