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responsible

adj. 1) legally liable or accountable. 2) having the ability to pay or perform.

responsible

(Dependable), adjective accountable, assailable, at fault, blamable, blameworthy, chargeable, culpable, guilty, indebted, negligent, obligated, obliged, reckless
Associated concepts: duty, responsible cause, responsible party

responsible

(Liable), adjective accountable, dependable, dutiful, legally accountable, legally obliiated, legitimate, liable, obligated, trustworthy
See also: actionable, amenable, blameful, blameworthy, bound, causative, competent, culpable, dependable, diligent, liable, loyal, lucid, moral, normal, reliable, sane, solid, sound, true
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The Responsible Finance Summit was opened yesterday by Dr.
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Lastly they were responsible for arranging financing for $5.
It also is responsible for the development of the Air Force civilian career field for international affairs.
First, the court declined to determine whether Aviall may recover costs under Section 107(a)(4)(B) even though it is a potentially responsible party.
Marino, MD FL, 5/12/04), the district court disagreed with the bankruptcy court's conclusion that Marino was not a responsible person for payroll tax purposes.
Most companies don't think about filing a claim or lawsuit against the party responsible for the loss to regain the company's repair and downtime costs.
No proponent of socially responsible investing suggests that anyone should invest in any company without a reasonable expectation of receiving a decent return," says financial author and investment club guru Douglas Gerlach.
Environmentally responsible paper is made with higher recycled content, cleaner manufacturing processes, and with better stewardship of the world's forests.
But technology should not be considered an adequate] substitute for education, responsible adult supervision, and ethical Internet use.
Eighteen months later, Desjardins was appointed senior vice-president and area manager for Toronto, where she was responsible for the delivery of financial and consulting services from the bank's seven offices located throughout the Greater Toronto Area.

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