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amicableadjective

 us   /ˈæm·ɪ·kə·bəl/
friendly in ​attitude, or (of ​decisions or ​agreements) ​achieved with ​friendlyattitudes and without ​unpleasantargument: Wagner ​predicted the ​wholeissue would be ​resolved in an amicable ​manner.
amicably
adverb  us   /ˈæm·ɪ·kə·bli/
They ​stayed together ​almost a ​year and ​parted amicably.
(Definition of amicable from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"amicable" in British English

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amicableadjective

uk   us   /ˈæm.ɪ.kə.bl̩/
amicably
adverb uk   us   /-bli/
I ​hope we can settle this amicably.
(Definition of amicable from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"amicable" in Business English

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amicableadjective

uk   us   /ˈæmɪkəbl/
pleasant and ​friendly, often despite a difficult ​situation: His manner was perfectly amicable but I ​felt uncomfortable. an amicable debate
an amicable ​agreement is ​achieved without arguments or anger: an amicable agreement/settlement/solution Eventually we ​reached an amicable ​settlement.
amicably
adverb
I hope we can settle this amicably.
(Definition of amicable from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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