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agreeable

adjective uk   us   /əˈɡriː.ə.bl̩/

agreeable adjective (PLEASANT)

formal pleasant or pleasing: We spent a most agreeable evening by the river.

agreeable adjective (AGREEING)

able to be accepted by everyone: The talks are aimed at finding a mutually agreeable solution. We need to find a compromise that is agreeable to both sides of the party. formal willing to do or accept something: If Bridget is agreeable to the proposal, we'll start the project in June.
agreeably
adverb uk   us   /-bli/
with enjoyment or pleasure: We were agreeably surprised by the price.
Translations of “agreeable”
in Chinese (Traditional) 令人愉快的, 令人愉悅的,愜意的,宜人的…
in Russian приятный…
in Turkish güzel, hoş, kabul edilebilir…
in Chinese (Simplified) 令人愉快的, 令人愉悦的,惬意的,宜人的…
in Polish miły…
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