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1. Subject to being called to answer; accountable: answerable for one's actions; answerable to one's supervisor. See Synonyms at responsible.
2. Capable of being answered or refuted: an answerable charge.
3. Archaic Suitable; appropriate.

an′swer·a·bil′i·ty, an′swer·a·ble·ness n.
an′swer·a·bly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.answerability - responsibility to someone or for some activityanswerability - responsibility to someone or for some activity
responsibleness, responsibility - a form of trustworthiness; the trait of being answerable to someone for something or being responsible for one's conduct; "he holds a position of great responsibility"
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For example, Articles 62 and 63 of the Constitution: the Representation of People's Act of 1976 (now repealed) and the National Accountability Ordinance, all lay a special emphasis on the answerability of public office holders.
In other words, accountability encompasses the way those holding political and bureaucratic positions (agents) are subjected to answerability and sanctionability or rewardability by the public (principals), according to set standards (Fox 2007b).
com, CityGrader is set to promote civic engagement while improving government transparency and answerability.
From the outset, Bakhtin adopted a moral imperative in this thinking, introducing concepts such as answerability, authorship and even the notion of love in his earliest lectures and texts as part of the Bakhtin Circle (White & Peters, 2016).
Another study finding was that poor answerability of health system for input supply reported by some key informants was regarded as a major weakness in health system and on top managerial levels of the province that causes functional limitations for district health centres.
The standards for gender gap answerability have never been so hypocritical.
These are answerability which holds that office holders have an obligation to inform, explain and justify their actions to electorates, and enforceability that refers to the capacity of state institutions to monitor and sanction office holders who have acted beyond their public duties so that unpopular policies and abuses of power can be challenged and reversed.
The Government calls on the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine to support the proposals on strengthening answerability for committing grave crimes, particularly raiding.
The author ends by sketching how Heidegger provides a social explanation of a major systematic concern animating Korsgaard, the concern with the importance of individual autonomy and answerability in human life.
Modi said that he is putting in place a system of accountability and answerability that would end harassment by income tax ( I- T) officials.
It is also a relation of ethical responsibility, custodianship, answerability to and for.
Accountability in the public administration literature often emphasizes regulatory, financial and democratic instruments of answerability or liability (Brown 2013; Perrin 2015).