[ am-i-kuh-buhl ]
/ ˈæm ɪ kə bəl /
characterized by or showing goodwill; friendly; peaceable: an amicable settlement.
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Origin of amicable
OTHER WORDS FROM amicable
am·i·ca·bil·i·ty, am·i·ca·ble·ness, nounam·i·ca·bly, adverbun·am·i·ca·bil·i·ty, nounun·am·i·ca·ble, adjective
un·am·i·ca·ble·ness, nounun·am·i·ca·bly, adverb
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH amicableamiable amicable
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British Dictionary definitions for amicability
/ (ˈæmɪkəbəl) /
characterized by friendlinessan amicable agreement
Derived forms of amicableamicability or amicableness, nounamicably, adverb
Word Origin for amicable
C15: from Late Latin amīcābilis, from Latin amīcus friend; related to amāre to love
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