Example sentences for: accountable

How can you use “accountable” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Johnnie Cochran said he will assemble a dream team of lawyers to hold the New York police "accountable" for the death of an African street peddler . The victim, Amadou Diallo, died after plainclothes policemen fired 41 bullets at him in the vestibule of his apartment building, hitting him 19 times.

  • Overall, GAO handled a staggering backlog of paperwork as a result of the war: in 1947, GAO reconciled 490 million checks and audited 92,000 accountable officers' accounts, 5 million transportation vouchers, 1.5 million contracts, and 260 million postal money orders.

  • However, the financial services corporation provided the best example of how periodic reports of results can be used to hold managers accountable for understanding, as well as reducing, the information security risks to their business units.

  • Similarly, the concept of holding program managers accountable underlies the existing federal process for accrediting systems for use.


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