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liability

US [ˌlaɪəˈbɪləti]
UK [.laɪə'bɪləti]
  • n.负债;债务;义务;惹麻烦的人(或事)
  • Web责任;倾向;责任险
Plural Form:liabilities  
liability
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n.
1.
[u]
~ (for sth).~ (to do sth)
(法律上对某事物的)责任,义务the state of being legally responsible for sth
The company cannot accept liability for any damage caused by natural disasters.
该公司对自然灾害造成的任何损失概不承担责任。
2.
[c][ususing]
(informal)
惹麻烦的人(或事)a person or thing that causes you a lot of problems
Since his injury, Jones has become more of a liability than an asset to the team.
琼斯负伤以来,与其说他是全队的骨干倒不如说他已成为队里的累赘。
3.
[c][usupl]
欠债;负债;债务the amount of money that a person or company owes
The company is reported to have liabilities of nearly $90 000.
据说公司负债近 9 万元。

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