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[せき()·にん()]
sekinin
noun

English Meaning(s) for 責任

noun
  1. duty; responsibility (incl. supervision of staff)
  2. liability; onus

Definition and Synonyms for 責任

Duty work that you are obliged to perform for moral or legal reasons
Synonyms: 努める, 勤め, 勤める, , , 役儀, 役目, お役目, 義務, 責め, 責める, 責任, 責務
Duty the social force that binds you to the courses of action demanded by that force
Synonyms: デューティ, オブリゲーション, 義務, , 責め, 責める, 責任
Answerableness responsibility to someone or for some activity
Synonyms: アカウンタビリティ, 結果責任, 責任
Obligation the state of being obligated to do or pay something
Synonyms: オブリゲーション, , 任務, 債務, 義務, 義理, , 責任, 責務

Meanings for each kanji in 責任

» blame; condemn; censure
» responsibility; duty; term; entrust to; appoint

Categories 責任 is a member of

State the way something is with respect to its main attributes
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Work activity directed toward making or doing something
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Social Control control exerted (actively or passively) by group action
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Responsibleness a form of trustworthiness
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 責任

Sample Sentences for 責任

She gained a position of responsibility in the firm.
Since women are taking on more responsibilities at work and in the community, it is said that the number of women with stress from both child-rearing and work is increasing.
Do as I ask you or I won't answer for the result.
Everybody's business is nobody's business.
Clara's lack of responsibility drives me mad.

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