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amicable

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishamicableam‧i‧ca‧ble /ˈæmɪkəbəl/ ●○○ adjective 🔊 🔊 FRIENDLYan 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.
Examples from the Corpus
amicableThe meeting between the two leaders was very amicable.Miller's relations with the Royal Society were not always amicable.One of the pleasures of writing the book has been the attempt to settle an amicable debate of our own.None the less, such was his amicable nature that all welcomed him as a playing companion.The amicable resolution suggested the reformist president and hard-line parliament may be trying to break their cycle of confrontation and deadlock.Both sides were able to reach an amicable settlement out of court.Simons sent his attorney to meet with the ranchers in hopes that they could still come to an amicable settlement.They settled into an amicable silence as they breakfasted and turned the pages.Hal Riney managing director David Verklin said the split was amicable, since it was never intended to be an ongoing relationship.
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