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amicable

[ am-i-kuh-buhl ]
/ ˈæm ɪ kə bəl /
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adjective

characterized by or showing goodwill; friendly; peaceable: an amicable settlement.

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amiable, amianthoid, amianthus, amic, amicability, amicable, amicable number, amicably, amice, amicheme, amici prism

Origin of amicable

1425–75; late Middle English < Late Latin amīcābilis, equivalent to amīc(us) friend, friendly + -ābilis -able; cf. amiable
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amicable

/ (ˈæmɪkəbəl) /

adjective

characterized by friendlinessan amicable agreement
Derived Formsamicability 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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