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"amiable" in British English

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amiableadjective

uk   us   /ˈeɪ.mi.ə.bl̩/
amiably
adverb uk   us   /-bli/
They were ​chattingquite amiably on the ​phone last ​night so I ​assumed everything was ​okay.
amiability
noun [U] uk   /ˌeɪ.mi.əˈbɪl.ɪ.ti/  us   /-ə.t̬i/
I ​hate all that ​false amiability that goes on at ​parties.
(Definition of amiable from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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amiableadjective

 us   /ˈeɪ·mi·ə·bəl/
pleasant and ​friendly: He was amiable and ​charming, and he ​possessed an ​ability to make ​peoplefeelcomfortable in his ​presence.
(Definition of amiable from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “amiable”
in Spanish afable, amable…
in Vietnamese nhã nhặn…
in Malaysian menyenangkan…
in Thai เป็นมิตร…
in French aimable…
in German liebenswürdig…
in Chinese (Simplified) 和蔼可亲的,亲切的, 令人愉悦的, 友好的…
in Turkish samimi, uysal, iyi huylu…
in Russian любезный…
in Indonesian ramah…
in Chinese (Traditional) 和藹可親的,親切的, 令人愉悅的, 友好的…
in Polish miły…
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