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accountability

The traceability of actions performed on a system to a specific system entity (user, process, device). For example, the use of unique user identification and authentication supports accountability; the use of shared user IDs and passwords destroys accountability.
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What I have always wished for, desired, and coveted, is the life of an artist, free and independent, relying only on my own resources, and accountable only to myself.
The young men, being Boston boys, felt as if they had a right to walk their own streets without being accountable to a British redcoat, even though he challenged them in King George's name.
I should have been merciless indeed, if I had held Miss Jethro accountable thus far.
The magistrate will hear the charge in his private room, and will examine the evidence which I can produce, showing that she is not accountable for her actions.
I prefer to be foolish when I feel like it, and be accountable to nobody.'
It was his function to build, the absence of water or of possible progeny was an accident for which he was not accountable." In the same manner did Miss Dearborn lay what she fondly imagined to be foundations in the infant mind.
'It certainly is not the fact,' said I, perplexed, 'that I am accountable for Steerforth's having been away from home longer than usual - if he has been: which I really don't know at this moment, unless I understand it from you.
But historians are not accountable for the difficulty of learning to read; and even you yourself, who do not altogether seem particularly friendly to very severe, very intense application, may perhaps be brought to acknowledge that it is very well worth-while to be tormented for two or three years of one's life, for the sake of being able to read all the rest of it.
The inventory reconciliation conducted at JSC NASKO found that as many as 48,316 pcs of accountable OSAGO forms were lost (the Register of Accountable OSAGO Forms is attached).
PESHAWAR -- KP s Information Minister Shaukat Yousafzai said all persons are equal before law and those who looted public money would be held accountable. He said the convicted persons would only agree on returning the money if they would be treated like prisoners.
In a tweet on Wednesday, she said time has come to hold those accountable who spent the money of poor people on their foreign trips.
And right decisions relays on a precise specification of who is accountable for carrying it out (roles), when it must be implemented (clear deadlines), who will be affected by it and who must be informed about it.

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