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n. pl. am·i·ties
Peaceful relations, as between nations; friendship.
[Middle English amite, from Old French, from Vulgar Latin *amīcitās, from Latin amīcus, friend.]
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n, pl -ties
[C15: from Old French amité, from Medieval Latin amīcitās friendship, from Latin amīcus friend]
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am•i•ty(ˈæm ɪ ti)
a peaceful relationship, as between nations; friendship; harmony.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Middle French amitie, Old French amiste(t) < Vulgar Latin *amīcitātem, acc. of *amīcitās= Latin amīc(us) friend + -itās -ity]
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friendship or harmony between individuals or groups. Also called comity.See also: Relationship
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|Noun||1.||amity - a cordial disposition |
friendliness - a friendly disposition
|2.||amity - a state of friendship and cordiality|
peace - the state prevailing during the absence of war
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noun (Formal) friendship, understanding, accord, peace, harmony, goodwill, fellowship, fraternity, brotherhood, tranquillity, friendliness, concord, comradeship, cordiality, peacefulness, kindliness, comity, amicability Over the past two decades the countries have lived in amity.
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n → Freundschaftlichkeit f
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