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These dogs are normally amiable in character. Superdog! Action plans that work for a happy and well-behaved pet (1990)Or it may simply have been because the young man looked so amiable and vulnerable. Molly Keane's Ireland (1993)He is an amiable character when he is in the pub but he can be a very selfish man. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Tonight's episode of this amiable comedy is something of a missed opportunity. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He was not an amiable character, and the enemies he made conspired to ruin him. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)He's an amiable man in a striped shirt who talks with infectious vim about science. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He may live in my memory as the most amiable man of my acquaintance, but that is all. Pride and Prejudice (1813)Based on a true story, this amiable British comedy drama boasts a formidable cast. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He was charming, amiable, and as strong as an ox. A Patchwork Garden: Unexpected Pleasures from a Country Garden (1990)The veteran pilot, an amiable family man, had domestic problems. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The House of Lords is very friendly and amiable but not flirty. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But it was Death, with a scythe and an amiable manner. Times, Sunday Times (2015)And if your sound man is amiable and cooperative, our policy isn't going to make much difference in the end. Christianity Today (2000)
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Translations for 'amiable'
British English: amiable ADJECTIVE
Someone who is amiable is friendly and pleasant to be with.
She had been surprised at how amiable and polite he had been.
Definition of amiable from the Collins English Dictionary
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