accountable

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doctrine that kings derive their right to rule directly from God and are not accountable to their subjects; rebellion is the worst of political crimes divine right , divine right of kings
independent nonpartisan federal agency that acts as the investigative arm of Congress making the executive branch accountable to Congress and the government accountable to citizens of the United States GAO , Government Accounting Office , United States Government Accounting Office
independent agency established by and accountable to the President in 2001; develops and implements a national strategy to make the United States safe from terrorist threats or attacks Homeland Security , Office of Homeland Security
form of untrustworthiness; the trait of lacking a sense of responsibility and not feeling accountable for your actions irresponsibility , irresponsibleness
supreme military leader exercising civil power in a region especially one accountable to nobody when the central government is weak warlord
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