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Date: 1400-1500
Language: Late Latin
Origin: amicablis, from amicus 'friend'

amicable

adjective
     
am‧i‧ca‧ble
an amicable agreement, relationship etc is one in which people feel friendly towards each other and do not want to quarrel:
Their relationship hasn't always been amicable.
amicable settlement/agreement
The two parties have reached an amicable settlement.
amicably adverb:
In the end, the matter was resolved amicably.

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