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Sunday, September 23, 2001

Definitions for amicable

  1. Characterized by friendliness and good will; friendly; peaceable.

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Citations for amicable
He is back on amicable terms with his first wife and with his children. Bruce Weber, New York Times
While the discussion was very spirited, the most amicable feelings were displayed on all sides. , New York Times
Origin of amicable
late Middle English
1425-1475
Amicable derives from Latin amicus, "friend," from amare, "to love."