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amicable

[am-i-kuh-buhl]
adjective
characterized by or showing goodwill; friendly; peaceable: an amicable settlement.

Origin:
1425–75; late Middle English < Late Latin amīcābilis, equivalent to amīc(us) friend, friendly + -ābilis -able; cf. amiable

amicability, amicableness, noun
amicably, adverb
unamicability, noun
unamicable, adjective
unamicableness, noun
unamicably, adverb

amiable, amicable.


agreeable.
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amicable (ˈæmɪkəbəl)
 
adj
characterized by friendliness: an amicable agreement
 
[C15: from Late Latin amīcābilis, from Latin amīcus friend; related to amāre to love]
 
amica'bility
 
n
 
'amicableness
 
n
 
'amicably
 
adv

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amicable
1530s, from L.L. amicabilis "friendly," a word in Roman law, from L. amicus "friend," related to amare "to love" (see Amy).
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