accountability
noun
ADJECTIVE
greater, increased
local, public

demands for greater public accountability in the police service

individual, personal
direct
moral
corporate, financial, professional
democratic, government, parliamentary (esp. BrE), political
police
VERB + ACCOUNTABILITY
enhance, improve, increase, strengthen
reduce, weaken

This process of centralization further reduces accountability.

ensure
demand
PREPOSITION
accountability for

to ensure accountability for decisions made

accountability to

police accountability to the public

PHRASES
a lack of accountability

the apparent lack of accountability of the security forces

a need for accountability

There is a need for increased professional accountability.


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