how to pronounce accountable


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accountable is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of accountable in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… how can you hold someone accountable for …”

meanings of accountable


  1. Capable of being accounted for; explicable; explainable.
  2. Obliged, when called upon, to answer (for one's deeds); answerable.
  3. Obliged to keep accurate records (of property or funds).
  4. Liable to be called on to render an account.

accountable frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word accountable occurs in english on average 8.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics accountable can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that accountable can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) people, society, and culture;

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