責任

Reading

Kana: せきにん
Romaji: sekinin
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Definitions

1

duty; responsibility (incl. supervision of staff)

2

liability; onus

Kanji

Readings: セキ、 せ.める
Meanings: blame, condemn, censure
Readings: ニン、 まか.せる、 まか.す
Meanings: responsibility, duty, term, entrust to, appoint

Example Sentences

(わたし)責任(せきにん)です。
➥That's my fault.
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責任(せきにん)転嫁(てんか)する。
➥Pass the buck.
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不幸(ふこう)(わたし)責任(せきにん)だ。
➥Let it be on your head!
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共同(きょうどう)責任(せきにん)無責任(むせきにん)
➥Everybody's business is nobody's business.
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(かれ)責任感(せきにんかん)(つよ)い。
➥He has a strong sense of responsibility.
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連帯(れんたい)責任(せきにん)無責任(むせきにん)
➥Everybody's business is nobody's business.
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