200 BM Daily Vocabulary #138 | amicable


Word of the day amicable

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Today’s word is: amicable. Would you like to know what it means? It means: friendly and without arguments, peaceful, cooperative or good-natured.


In this English vocabulary lesson you will learn how to use the word amicable. We are sure that this ESL lesson will help you to enhance your English vocabulary and speak English fluently and confidently.


The word amicable means friendly and without arguments or peaceful.

For example: after fighting for many years, the business partners finally signed an amicable agreement for separation of business units.


Listen carefully how we can use the word amicable in 8 different situations in 8 different sentences.


Example number 1 of 8:  The manufacturer was displeased with the dealer because he was  stocking the products of their competitor. It caused a distress in their relationship. Eventually, the liaison officer of the company worked out an amicable settlement between the parties.


Example number 2 of 8:  The relations between two prominent business groups had turned very tense. After a lot of discussion, finally the leaders of both sides agreed to meet. The meeting was amicable and everyone was relieved.


Example number 3 of 8:  A peaceful village suddenly witnessed some tourists who created nuisance. The villagers got upset and blocked the entry of all the other tourists wanting to visit that village. Ultimately, the local government officials intervened and resolved the matter amicably.


Example number 4 of 8:  The relationship between the two senior players in the team had turned bitter. The coach of the team tried his best to resolve the matter in an amicable way, but his efforts yielded no results.


Example number 5 of 8:  Mrs. Shinde was the judiciary office hearing divorce cases. She observed that in most cases, personal egos and misunderstanding lead to filing for divorce. She would often counsel the couples and try to reach an amicable settlement.


Example number 6 of 8:  The two musicians worked together for a long time to release many hit albums. However, certain media reports created a misunderstanding between them. Soon, they decided to work independently and parted ways amicably.


Example number 7 of 8:  The transportation company received huge delivery load during Christmas. Its tempo drivers demanded higher rates to put in extra hours of work. This resulted in an argument with the management. Finally, the CEO himself stepped in and they reached an amicable solution.


Example number 8 of 8: The housing society saw an ugly argument between two members over car parking issue. The next Sunday, the managing committee discussed the matter with both parties and an amicable arrangement was finalized.


Today we learnt the word amicable which means friendly and without arguments, peaceful, cooperative or good-natured.


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