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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ac·count·able /əˈkaʊntəbəl/
 (a.)負有責任的,可以說明的,能夠解釋的

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ac·count·a·ble a.
 1. Liable to be called on to render an account; answerable; as, every man is accountable to God for his conduct.
 2. Capable of being accounted for; explicable. [R.]
    True religion . . . intelligible, rational, and accountable, -- not a burden but a privilege.   --B. Whichcote.
 Syn: -- Amenable; responsible; liable; answerable.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 accountable
      adj : liable to account for one's actions; "governments must be
            accountable to someone beside themselves"; "fully
            accountable for what they did"; "the court held the
            parents answerable for their minor child's acts of
            vandalism"; "he was answerable to no one"