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amicable

Saltos de línea: am¦ic|able
Pronunciación: /ˈamɪkəb(ə)l
 
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Definición de amicable en inglés:

adjetivo

Characterized by friendliness and absence of discord: an amicable settlement of the dispute the meeting was relatively amicable
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Normally, this is one of the quieter, friendlier, more amicable sessions of the week.
  • Although traffic wardens are not known for being popular, friends said Milroy was an easygoing, amicable character.
  • A swift and amicable settlement to this dispute is needed now.
Sinónimos
friendly, good-natured, cordial, civil, courteous, polite, easy, easy-going, neighbourly, brotherly, fraternal, harmonious, cooperative, civilized;

Origen

late Middle English (in the sense 'pleasant, benign', applied to things): from late Latin amicabilis, from Latin amicus 'friend'.

More
  • enemy from (Middle English):

    An enemy is not your friend. So far, so obvious, but this is, in fact, the derivation of the word. It came into the language at the end of the 13th century from Old French enemi, from Latin inimicus, which was based on in- meaning ‘not’ and amicus ‘friend’. Inimicus is the source of inimical (late 17th century) or ‘hostile’, and amicus of amicable (mid 16th century) or ‘friendly’.

Derivados

amicability

1
Pronunciación: /amɪkəˈbɪlɪti/
sustantivo
Example sentences
  • Participants in this contest are judged on the basis of their knowledge of cocktail making and their bartending skills such as amicability, attention to customers, presentation techniques and a sample of the cocktail prepared.
  • His characteristic amicability often lulled opponents into a false sense of ease.
  • Any additional contractual and legal issues that arise in the partnership scenario will depend very much on the degree of amicability involved in what is essentially a split.

amicableness

2
sustantivo
Example sentences
  • Rainier is first said to have impressed her by the amicableness with which he petted and played with his tigers.
  • I say ‘surprisingly,’ because I would have thought that friendship carried with it the concept of amicableness.
  • The greatest success of this product is its attraction and amicableness.

amicably

3
adverbio
Example sentences
  • We have given them the chance to sort it out amicably but they don't want to know.
  • I really believe that it is better for couples to separate as amicably as possible and give their children a chance to grow up without daily misery and acrimony.
  • The other was a social call, where Becket was received amicably.

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