Definitions

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  • adv. friendly; in an amicable manner.
  • adv. characterized by an absence of antagonism, especially in commonly difficult situations

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In an amicable manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an amicable or friendly manner; with harmony; without controversy.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in an amicable manner

Etymologies

From amicable +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Jason Colson filled in amicably for Harris, rushing for 116 yards and a touchdown on 21 carries.

    USATODAY.com

  • They also tend to be expensive to terminate amicably, which is important in keeping the cost of future high trust trading relationships down.

    Unstable Information Economy, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • High and Parktown Boy's High schools on Friday in which the matter was "amicably" resolved.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Things hadn't gotten so down and dirty when the pair first announced their separation in May -- they stated they would split "amicably" for the sake of their 2-year-old daughter, Beatrice.

    Newsmakers: Shannen Doherty

  • He also "amicably" resolved the country's first expropriation case.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The Celtics did not reveal terms of the settlement, but said in a statement released Friday that it "amicably" resolved the pending grievance.

    USATODAY.com - Celtics reach agreement with Vin Baker

  • A row at Independent Newspapers over free advertising space given to the government was resolved "amicably" on Monday.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • A spokesman for the provincial government Jack Mokobi said they hoped to resolve the dispute with Telkom "amicably", but added the suspension of its telephone lines had "a major impact on public life in the Northern Province and affects service delivery".

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Mere disagreements, which can be "amicably" solved?

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The dispute between the government's Public service Commission and public service employee organisations was settled "amicably", PSA spokesman Casper van Rensburg told Reuters.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

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  • US Railway Association, Standard Cipher Code, 1906: railroad telegraphers' shorthand for "car equipped with air brake".

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