accountability: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (u-koun"tu-bil'i-tē), [key]
— n.
  1. the state of being accountable, liable, or answerable.
  2. a policy of holding schools and teachers accountable for students' academic progress by linking such progress with funding for salaries, maintenance, etc.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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