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assume liability for
To take responsibility for something, typically a cost or expense. When you signed the contract, you assumed liability for fees like this.
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assume liability for something
to accept the responsibility for paying a cost. Mr. Smith assumed liability for his son's student loans. The store assumed liability for the injured customer's hospital bills.
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