A duty or obligation to satisfactorily perform or complete a task (assigned by someone, or created by one's own promise or circumstances) that one must fulfill, and which has a consequent penalty for failure.

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  • As the manager it is your responsibility to make sure that everyone is always on task and doing the right thing.

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  • It is your responsibility as a manager to delegate the correct jobs to the right people so that things get done right.

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  • I had the responsibility to wake her up in the morning, so we could go jogging and then out to breakfast.

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