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The state or quality of being trustworthy or reliable.
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The quality of being reliable, dependable, or trustworthy.
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  1. The quality of being reliable, dependable, or trustworthy.
  2. The quality of a measurement indicating the degree to which the measure is consistent, that is, repeated measurements would give the same result (See validity).
The ratio of the energy delivered by a machine to the energy supplied for its operation.
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  1. The ratio of the energy delivered by a machine to the energy supplied for its operation.
  2. The ratio of effective work to the energy expended in producing it, as of a machine; output divided by input
  3. Ability to produce a desired effect, product, etc. with a minimum of effort, expense, or waste; quality or fact of being efficient
Firmness of character, purpose, or resolution
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  1. Firmness of character, purpose, or resolution
  2. The capacity of an object to return to equilibrium or to its original position after having been displaced
  3. The ability of an object, such as a ship or aircraft, to maintain equilibrium or resume its original, upright position after displacement, as by the sea or strong winds.
The state of being accountable; liability to be called on to render an account; accountableness; responsible for; answerable for.
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  1. The state of being accountable; liability to be called on to render an account; accountableness; responsible for; answerable for.
  2. (Military) The obligation imposed by law or lawful order or regulation on an officer or other person for keeping accurate record of property, documents, or funds. The person having this obligation may or may not have actual possession of the property, documents, or funds. Accountability is concerned primarily with records, while responsibility is concerned primarily with custody, care, and safekeeping. (JP 1-02 Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms)
The quality or state of being trusty.
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  1. The quality or state of being trusty.
The characteristic of being dependable; the ability to be depended upon.
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  1. The characteristic of being dependable; the ability to be depended upon.
A feeling or attitude of devoted attachment and affection:
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  1. A feeling or attitude of devoted attachment and affection:
  2. Quality, state, or instance of being loyal
  3. An obligation of support and faithfulness to a person, government, cause, duty, etc.
The state or quality of being capable.
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  1. The state or quality of being capable.
The ability to contain, absorb, or receive and hold
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  1. The ability to contain, absorb, or receive and hold
  2. Maximum output or producing ability
  3. The power to learn or retain knowledge; mental ability.
Competence.
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  1. Competence.
  2. A skill or ability.
Skill, expertness, or talent
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  1. Skill, expertness, or talent
  2. The quality of being able to do something, especially the physical, mental, financial, or legal power to accomplish something.
  3. The quality of being suitable for or receptive to a specified treatment:
Something for which one is liable; an obligation, responsibility, or debt.
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  1. Something for which one is liable; an obligation, responsibility, or debt.
  2. More generally, a debt or other legal obligation to pay an assessed amount (for example, taxes).
  3. (Accounting) A debt of a person or business, as a note payable or a long-term debenture
The state or quality of being amenable.
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  1. The state or quality of being amenable.
(Obs.) Blameworthiness; fault
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  1. (Obs.) Blameworthiness; fault
  2. The act of blaming; accusation; condemnation; censure
  3. The state of being responsible for a fault or error; culpability.
The burden of proof:
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  1. The burden of proof:
  2. Burden of proof
  3. A difficult or unpleasant task, duty, etc.; burden
A source of great worry or stress; weight:
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  1. A source of great worry or stress; weight:
  2. Anything one has to bear or put up with; heavy load, as of work, duty, responsibility, or sorrow
  3. In property law, anything that encumbers or restrict the use or value of land, such as an easement, restrictive covenant, or zoning ordinance. The burden indefinitely binds the current and all future owners until it is extinguished, so it is the land, and the landowner, that is burdened by the encumbrance or restriction. See estate.
The state of being subjected.
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  1. The state of being subjected.
  2. The act of bringing something under the control of something else.
The state or quality of being bound.
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  1. The state or quality of being bound.
The quality or state of being obligatory.
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  1. The quality or state of being obligatory.
The state of being incumbent.
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  1. The state of being incumbent.
  2. Something incumbent, as a duty or obligation
  3. The quality or condition of being incumbent
A promise; pledge
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  1. A promise; pledge
  2. The action of engaging or the state of being engaged:
  3. The condition of being in gear:
A person who has been accepted for membership in a fraternity or similar organization and has promised to join but has not yet been initiated.
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  1. A person who has been accepted for membership in a fraternity or similar organization and has promised to join but has not yet been initiated.
  2. The contract or transaction stipulating or involving such delivery.
  3. A promise or agreement
A paid assignment to murder someone:
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  1. A paid assignment to murder someone:
  2. A formal agreement of marriage or betrothal
  3. Any legally binding agreement voluntarily entered into by two or more parties that places an obligation on each party to do or not do something for one or more of the other parties and that gives each party the right to demand the performance of whatever is promised to them by the other parties. To be valid, all parties must be legally competent to enter a contract, neither the objective nor any of the obligations or promised performances may be illegal, mutuality of the agreement and of its obligations must exist, and there must be consideration. See also acceptance, offer, privity, tender, breach of contract, and bargain. Any legally binding agreement voluntarily entered into by two or more parties that places an obligation on each party to do or not do something for one or more of the other parties and that gives each party the right to demand the performance of whatever is promised to them by the other parties. To be valid, all parties must be legally competent to enter a contract, neither the objective nor any of the obligations or promised performances may be illegal, mutuality of the agreement and of its obligations must exist, and there must be consideration. See also acceptance, offer, privity, tender, breach of contract, and bargain. To enter into or settle by a contract or to make a legally binding promise. The document containing the terms of a contract.
The state of being restricted or confined within prescribed bounds:
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  1. The state of being restricted or confined within prescribed bounds:
  2. One that restricts, limits, or regulates; a check:
  3. The threat or use of force to prevent, restrict, or dictate the action or thought of others.
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  1. (Uncountable) control or caution; reserve
  2. A device or other means of restraining movement:
  3. A device or other means of limiting movement, used to prevent the infliction of harm to self or others.
A social, legal, or moral requirement, such as a duty, contract, or promise, that compels one to follow or avoid a particular course of action:
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  1. A social, legal, or moral requirement, such as a duty, contract, or promise, that compels one to follow or avoid a particular course of action:
  2. The constraining power of a promise, contract, law, or sense of duty:
  3. The state, fact, or feeling of being indebted to another for a special service or favor received:
An industrial or business combination, now illegal in the U.S., in which management and control of the member corporations are vested in a single board of trustees, who are thus able to control a market, absorb or eliminate competition, fix prices, etc.
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  1. An industrial or business combination, now illegal in the U.S., in which management and control of the member corporations are vested in a single board of trustees, who are thus able to control a market, absorb or eliminate competition, fix prices, etc.
  2. Firm belief in the integrity, ability, or character of a person or thing; confidence or reliance:
  3. Something committed into the care of another; a charge:
Expense; cost:
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  1. Expense; cost:
  2. The command to attack:
  3. A claim of wrongdoing; an accusation:
Something that is emotionally difficult to bear.
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  1. Something that is emotionally difficult to bear.
  2. Anything one has to bear or put up with; heavy load, as of work, duty, responsibility, or sorrow
  3. In property law, anything that encumbers or restrict the use or value of land, such as an easement, restrictive covenant, or zoning ordinance. The burden indefinitely binds the current and all future owners until it is extinguished, so it is the land, and the landowner, that is burdened by the encumbrance or restriction. See estate.
The formal allegation, contained in an indictment, information, or presentment, that a person committed a specific crime.
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  1. The formal allegation, contained in an indictment, information, or presentment, that a person committed a specific crime.
  2. Care; custody:
  3. The maximum or necessary quantity, as of fuel, that a container or apparatus is built to hold; also, the actual quantity held
Official consignment by court order of a person as to prison or a mental hospital
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  1. Official consignment by court order of a person as to prison or a mental hospital
  2. A financial liability undertaken, as an agreement to buy or sell securities
  3. An order, especially one from a court, directing that a person be taken to and placed in the care or custody of a hospital, mental health facility, prison, or similar institution.
A measure of efficiency expressed as the amount of work done per unit of energy used.
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  1. A measure of efficiency expressed as the amount of work done per unit of energy used.
  2. The application of something for a purpose; use:
  3. A legally-defined responsibility to perform certain acts or meet certain standards of performance; an essential element of proof in a tort action is that the defendant had a duty to act in a certain manner, such as the duty to use due care in the operation of a motor vehicle. Duties may be mandated by law, such as the duty to pay taxes, or may be voluntary, such as those assumed under a contract. A legally-defined responsibility to perform certain acts or meet certain standards of performance; an essential element of proof in a tort action is that the defendant had a duty to act in a certain manner, such as the duty to use due care in the operation of a motor vehicle. Duties may be mandated by law, such as the duty to pay taxes, or may be voluntary, such as those assumed under a contract.
A verb form of the imperative mood.
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  1. A verb form of the imperative mood.
  2. A command; an order.
  3. A rule, principle, or need that requires or compels certain action:
The unfermented or fermenting juice expressed from fruit, especially grapes.
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  1. The unfermented or fermenting juice expressed from fruit, especially grapes.
  2. A state of frenzy in animals, esp. in the male elephant, usually associated with sexual heat
  3. Something that is absolutely required or indispensable:
Necessity or obligation created by some situation
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  1. Necessity or obligation created by some situation
  2. A lack of something useful, required, or desired
  3. A condition or situation in which something must be supplied in order for a certain condition to be maintained or a desired state to be achieved:
The constraining power of a promise, contract, law, or sense of duty:
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  1. The constraining power of a promise, contract, law, or sense of duty:
  2. (Law) An agreement or duty by which one person (the obligor) is legally bound to make payment or perform services for the benefit of another (the obligee)
  3. A binding, formal arrangement or an agreement to a liability to pay a specified amount or to do a certain thing for a person or group of persons. See also duty and liability.
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