Definition Responsible

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Definition

to be responsible for: to be in charge of, to be accountable for, to control
idiom
Note that "responsible" is never used as a noun in English, and cannot be applied to "someone who is in charge" or "a manager" of a department.

a responsibility: a duty, a commitment, an obligation
noun
Pronunciation examples
UK: One day I will grow up and be responsible, but not yet.
US: To this day I don't know who was responsible for putting goats in my garden.

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