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amicable

adjective uk   us   /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. 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.
amicably
adverb uk   us   /-bli/
I hope we can settle this amicably.
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