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  1. answerable

    • IPA[ˈɑːns(ə)rəb(ə)l]

    英式

    • adj.
      required to explain or justify one's actions to; responsible or having to report to;responsible for
    • 釋義

    形容詞

    • 1. required to explain or justify one's actions to; responsible or having to report to the Attorney General is answerable only to Parliament for his decisions
    • responsible for an employer is answerable for the negligence of his employees
    • 2. (of a question) able to be answered straightforward and answerable questions
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    • IPA[ˈans(ə)rəb(ə)l]

    美式

    • adj.
      required to explain or justify one's actions to; responsible or having to report to: I'm not answerable to you for my every movement

    Oxford American Dictionary