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English definition of “amicable”

amicable

adjective     /ˈæm.ɪ.kə.bl̩/
relating to behaviour between people that is pleasant and friendly , often despite a difficult situation : His manner was perfectly amicable but I felt uncomfortable .Friendly relating to an agreement or decision that is achieved without people arguing or being unpleasant : Few people have amicable divorces . Eventually we reached an amicable settlement .Friendly amicably     /-bli/ adverb I hope we can settle this amicably.Friendly
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