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adjective answerable pronunciation in American English /ˈæns(ə)rəb(ə)l/
  1. 1
    if you are answerable to someone, you have to explain to them the reasons for your actions or mistakes
    answerable to:

    The police force here is answerable only to the governor of the colony.

  2. 2
    if you are answerable for something, you are considered to be responsible for it
    answerable for:

    Customers are answerable for any damage they cause.



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