In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(responsibility)responsabilidad feminineto deny/admit liability for sth — negar/admitir ser responsable de algo
- before noun liability insurance — seguro contra terceros
- Projected revenue streams, net income, assets and liabilities should be listed.
- All of that is trivial, compared to the yawning black hole of unfunded pension liabilities.
- Above all, reduce the unfunded potential future liabilities (they are not legal obligations like Treasury bonds) first.
- Current assets or liabilities are those with an expected life of less than 12 months.
- The books and records must contain all details of the company's assets, liabilities and stocks.
- This was to allow it to match its pension fund liabilities with more predictable bond earnings.
- They need to understand the concept of matching assets with liabilities.
- Over the course of the quarter, the company took steps to realign assets and liabilities.
- For the other sectors, balance sheet data are limited to financial assets and liabilities.
- The civil service pension liabilities have a severe impact on fiscal consolidation and fiscal flexibility.
- The agreement posits a balance of assets and liabilities, not a deficit.
- We want to retire with the largest possible pot of assets and the least amount of liabilities.
- I thought it required a far more disciplined approach to managing assets and liabilities.
- However, net wealth is the value of our total assets less our financial liabilities.
- It is also beneficial to take a close look at ballooning household assets and liabilities.
- Such warnings are common in start-up companies where liabilities exceed assets.
- This disclosed an excess of liabilities over assets amounting to £677,000.
- In many cases the excess of assets over liabilities in respect of pensioners can be released and used to augment pensions.
- This will include taking into account accrued liabilities and assets.
- Most bogus non-resident account holders died with undeclared assets and tax liabilities.
1.2(eligibility)tax liability — pasivo exigible en concepto de impuestos masculine
- liability for sth
- his liability for military service — su obligación de prestar servicio militar
1.3(proneness)liability to sth/to + inf — propensión a algo/+ inf feminine
(debt)pasivo masculinecurrent liabilities — pasivo circulante
- fixed / long-term liabilities — deudas a largo plazo
- we are unable to meet our liabilities — no podemos hacer frente a nuestras obligaciones
- You say that this is product liability for property damage.
- The distinction between liability for acts and liability for omissions is well known.
- Now no one can know the extent of potential criminal liability under federal law.
- Counsel for the appellants argues that those words are not sufficiently precise to exclude liability for negligence.
- Once the buyer has shown goods to be defective, strict liability arises for their consequences.
- At one time there was some confusion over the basis of an employer's vicarious liability.
- The municipality is pursued for its vicarious liability for the negligence of its employee.
- The statute does not impose strict liability on a municipality.
- If income from the foreign employment contract is not remitted into Ireland, no Irish income tax liability arises.
- There is no legal prohibition denying the Community the right to accept liability for private acts of its servants.
- In distributing an issuer's securities, a bank can obviously incur legal liability through its own conduct.
- Hence, foreign corporations do not incur capital gains tax liability.
- Legal systems differ in their approaches to the principles which determine the criminal liability of companies.
- Significantly, however, the federal statute does not impose criminal liability for cruel, inhuman, or degrading acts.
- The action was brought against the referee, for whom the Union accepted vicarious liability.
- Legal experts will be on hand at the seminars to help clients minimise any potential inheritance tax liability.
- The bank's liability in such cases is discussed in Chapter 12.
- Thus by statutory provision banks can avoid liability for breach of the duty of confidentiality.
- She gave birth to a healthy child, and the respondents accepted liability for negligence.
- Each directly impacts public safety and incurs civil liability.
3(drawback, disadvantage)handicap masculineshe's a positive liability for the team — es un verdadero lastre / handicap para el equipo
- the car turned out to be a liability — el coche terminó dándonos más problemas que otra cosa
- Now that we have seen his response to the revelations, it is surely beyond dispute that he is a liability who must be removed forthwith.
- In a world where everything has to be purchased, too many children can be a liability and they are less likely to provide security.
- Ask any historian: what is it about political consorts that makes them such a liability?
- Perhaps it was this fact that made her determined to please her father and not to be considered a liability to the family.
- Fellow drivers kicked up a fuss, claiming that he was too inexperienced, and that he was a potential liability.
- Girls would not be seen as a burden or a liability if they were guaranteed an equal right to inheritance and property.
- Is the leader becoming a liability, or can he convince his critics he's not a racist?
- One could expect that Junior's presence will become a liability once he spells out his plan.
- As he gradually becomes a greater liability, even the most supine members of the parliamentary party will put pressure on him to go.
- They've got deadlines to meet and if I'm a weak link, I could be a liability.
- He has been nothing but trouble since he moved in there in March, and is a dangerous liability.
- It must be even lonelier when you realise you've been left off a dive list because people see you as a nuisance or a liability.
- When wildlife is perceived to be a danger and a liability, it compromises the very basis of conservation.
- Such a civil servant is a liability who should be ejected from the system.
- I don't wish to blame my children for everything, but they are a major liability when you're prone to blushing.
- This is not a political liability - it is potentially a powerful political asset.
- Only now do they appear to acknowledge that he is a liability.
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