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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Characterized by friendship and good will.

Usage examples (38)
  • The Company normally expects to agree on an amicable settlement of the few complaints received.
  • Peters on his knees, engaged in amicable conversation.
  • Has this evident desire to maintain amicable relations with us been fairly met on this side of the water?
  • Mr. Ayrton said the best way to defend and preserve Canada would be to maintain amicable relations with the for more
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  • When opposing sides are "amiable" (trying to be accommodating), they often quickly reach an "amicable" (suitable to both) agreement.
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