Amicable action

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(Law.) an action commenced and prosecuted by amicable consent of the parties, for the purpose of obtaining a decision of the court on some matter of law involved in it.

See also: Amicable

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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But to balance those amicable actions, they also plan to demand better cash discount terms and to raise the minimum movement requirements for existing items.