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to agree to be responsible for something
to recognize that you are responsible for something
if you carry responsibility or blame for something, you accept it
to accept responsibility for your actions, whatever happens
to have a particular responsibility or duty
to be responsible for something
to take control and become responsible for someone or something
to accept responsibility for dealing with a situation
if you are obligated to do something, you must do it because it is your duty or it is morally right
to represent the feelings or opinions of another person or group of people
the action of deliberately dropping your microphone at the end of a speech or performance to show you think it was so good that nothing better could follow it
a coloured substance in the form of a small stick that women put on their lips, or a stick of this
moving with rhythm, together as one
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