liable

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liable englannista suomeksi

  1. taipuvainen, altis

  2. velvollinen, asevelvollinen

  3. vastuussa

liable englanniksi

  1. bound or obliged in law or equity; responsible; answerable.

  2. ''The surety is liable for the debt of his principal.''

  3. 1748. David Hume. ''Enquiries concerning the human understanding and concerning the principles of moral.'' London: Oxford University Press, 1973. § 34.

  4. 1749, Henry Fielding, ''The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling''

  5. He inveighed against the folly of making oneself liable for the debts of others; vented many bitter execrations against the brother; and concluded with wishing something could be done for the unfortunate family.
    The passion for philosophy, like that for religion, seems liable to this inconvenience
  6. subject; susceptible.

  7. (ux)

  8. (RQ:Critical Pronouncing Dictionary) is liable to a coarſe vulgar pronunciation, as if written ''Urth'';(..)

  9. exposed to a certain contingency or causality, more or less probable.

  10. likely.

  11. ''Someone is liable to slip on your icy sidewalk.''