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Accountable

accountable adj

1 : liable [ for the burglary]
2 : obliged to accept responsibility [the bank for payment of the check]
ac·count·abil·i·ty [ə-kan-tə-bi-lə-tē]
n


Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.