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Characterized by or exhibiting friendliness or goodwill; friendly.

[Middle English, from Late Latin amīcābilis, from Latin amīcus, friend.]

am′i·ca·bil′i·ty, am′i·ca·ble·ness n.
am′i·ca·bly adv.
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Noun1.amicability - a disinclination to quarrel
friendliness - a feeling of liking for another person; enjoyment in their company
2.amicability - having a disposition characterized by warmth and friendlinessamicability - having a disposition characterized by warmth and friendliness
friendliness - a friendly disposition
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Perfect amicability being thus restored, a dialogue naturally ensued upon the number and nature of the garments which would be indispensable for Miss Price's entrance into the holy state of matrimony, when Miss Squeers clearly showed that a great many more than the miller could, or would, afford, were absolutely necessary, and could not decently be dispensed with.
But Mark Martin, founder and CEO of Martin Consulting India, warned: "There is a level of cordiality and amicability between the two but when it comes to the airlines the gloves are off."
He told the audience that the symposium reflects the interest of the Government of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and HRH the Crown Prince in spreading tolerance, peace and amicability throughout the world.
Notwithstanding the personal amicability of the new prime minister and his external affairs minister, the government had little interest in the world at large.
It is an opportune time that we convert our political amicability into economic amicability.'
Overall, Massachusetts judges believe that "there's a lot of respect for the judiciary and that "historically there's no animosity between branches." The reported amicability between these branches of government may be attributed in part to the regulated interbranch communication system.
He praised the relations between the two countries, describing those relations as firm and deep-rooted that are characterized by friendliness and amicability. "We want to make the relations between India and Saudi Arabia beneficial for both countries," said Prince Mohammed.
This amicability would extend even to Thursday when both players tee-off together, with Molinari adding that it would be difficult to employ cold shoulder tactics with his friend.
"We have to treat each other with respect and dignity and with a sense of amicability that the rest of the world doesn't often share."
Collis hailed Saudi Arabia's anti-terror position, citing the role being played by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia under the leadership of King Salman and his Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman in disseminating the values of tolerance and amicability among peoples of the world, fighting of extremism and terrorism.
In recent years, the mutually beneficial relations between Pakistan and her neighbour China have only grown in amicability and strength, and this exhibition provides further opportunities to strengthen those bonds and work towards generating more trade opportunities between the two countries.
Burma's perennially contentious relationship with the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) moved no closer toward amicability this week as the two sides traded barbs over the situation in Rakhine State, where a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims tied to allegations of ethnic cleansing has heaped global censure on the Burmese government.