liability
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /laɪəˈbɪlɪti/
Noun

liability

  1. An obligation, debt or responsibility owed to someone.
    • 1901, W. W. Jacobs, The Monkey's Paw
      "I was to say that Maw and Meggins disclaim all responsibility," continued the other. "They admit no liability at all, but in consideration of your son's services they wish to present you with a certain sum as compensation."
  2. A handicap that holds something back, a drawback, someone or something that is a burden to whoever is required to take care of them; an individual or action that exposes others to greater risk.
  3. The likelihood of something happening.
  4. The condition of being susceptible to something.
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