vastuu

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

< vastata (to be responsible for, to be in charge of)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈʋɑstuː]
  • Hyphenation: vas‧tuu

Noun[edit]

vastuu

  1. responsibility, charge; see also: in charge
    Ei ole hyvä, että kissasta vastuussa oleva henkilö ei ole koskaan kotona!
    It's not good that the person in charge of the cat is never home!
    Kun vanhempani kuolivat, jouduin yhtäkkiä vastuuseen nuoremmista sisaristani.
    When my parents died, I suddenly found myself in charge of my younger sisters.
  2. (law) liability

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