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Definition of amenable adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    , NAmE//əˈmɛ‑//
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  1. 1(of people) easy to control; willing to be influenced by someone or something They had three very amenable children. amenable to something He seemed amenable to my idea.
  2. 2amenable to something (formal) that you can treat in a particular way “Hamlet” is the least amenable of all Shakespeare's plays to being summarized.
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