accountability

[ uh-koun-tuh-bil-i-tee ]
/ əˌkaʊn təˈbɪl ɪ ti /

noun

the state of being accountable, liable, or answerable.
Education. a policy of holding schools and teachers accountable for students' academic progress by linking such progress with funding for salaries, maintenance, etc.

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Origin of accountability

First recorded in 1785–95; account(able) + -ability

OTHER WORDS FROM accountability

non·ac·count·a·bil·i·ty, noun
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