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VOA新闻热词视频 News Words: Accountable 2016-9-1(英语字幕)

Welcome to the Voice of America's News Words.

欢迎收听美国之音新闻词汇节目。

This week's news word is about how government works in a democratic society.

这周的新闻词汇是关于民主社会中政府的运作方式的。

Accountable:

Accountable,即,负责任的:

The people of Britain voted in June to leave the European Union or EU. The Leave movement believed the EU, based in Brussels, Belgium makes too many rules for Britain. It also argued that EU leaders are not accountable to the British government or its citizens.

6月英国人民就脱离欧盟进行了投票,脱欧运动认为欧盟(总部位于比利时布鲁塞尔)为英国设定了太多的规则,它还认为欧盟领导人对英国政府或公民不负责任。

Accountable means being required to explain your actions or decisions. In a democratic society, it is expected that government will be held accountable for its actions and policies.

Accountable意味着需要解释你的行动或决策。在民主社会中,人们期望政府对自己的行动和政策负责。

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