Etymology
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liability (n.)

1790, originally a term in law; "condition of being legally liable" (the sense in limited liability); see liable + -ity. General sense is from 1809; meaning "thing for which one is liable" is first attested 1842. Related: Liabilities.

updated on June 27, 2016

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