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Date: 1500-1600
Language: Old French
Origin: amener 'to lead up', from mener 'to lead'

amenable

adjective
     
a‧me‧na‧ble
1 willing to accept what someone says or does without arguing:
She was always a very amenable child.
amenable to
Young people are more amenable than older citizens to the idea of immigration.
2 suitable for a particular type of treatment
amenable for/to
Such conditions may be amenable to medical intervention.

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