amicably amicably  /ˈæ mɪ kəb li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in an amicable manner

Usage(s):

  1. Under Saddam, Christians coexisted more or less amicably with the Muslim majority.
  2. What's more, diplomats can gamble that times will change and circumstances will bring the two sides together, at which point they can resolve the vagueness amicably.
  3. At 30, she met and married a German doctor but left him, amicably she says, to become a Buddhist nun and pursue enlightenment in India.

News

  1. Accord reached in Lockport to honor Parete among ‘fallen heroes’

    LOCKPORT – The controversy over a monument in her hometown for fallen Buffalo Police Officer Patricia A. Parete was resolved amicably Wednesday, as her strongest supporter agreed with city officials that a general memorial for all “fallen heroes” would be acceptable.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Buffalo News

  2. $100M Beyonce game lawsuit settled

    Lawsuit over failed deal for dance game Starpower: Beyonce settled "amicably."
    on June 17, 2013     Source: GameSpot

  3. Beyonce settles lawsuit with Gate Five over Starpower: Beyonce

    Pop star Beyonce Knowles and development studio Gate Five have settled a years-long legal battle over a proposed game called Starpower: Beyonce . Gate Five's lawyer Peter Gallagher told the New York Post the two sides settled "amicably," though he added "I can't discuss the terms of the settlement, but it was resolved." The dispute started in 2011, when Beyonce was sued by Gate Five for an ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Joystiq

Quotes

  1. "The Machu Picchu artifacts do not belong to any government, to any institution, or to any university. They belong to the people of Peru," he said in the release. "I plan to work with both parties to resolve this dispute quickly, amicably,...
    on Jun 14, 2010 By: Chris Dodd Source: Yale Daily News

  2. "We settled the lawsuit amicably," Knievel said Tuesday. "I was very satisfied and so was he."
    on Nov 27, 2007 By: Evel Knievel Source: FOXNews

  3. "The only reason we separated was that we both knew it was finally over," Warne said in a statement. "We gave our relationship a go in the UK but it just wasn't working, so we agreed amicably to go our own way. Unfortunately, I find it now...
    on Sep 24, 2007 By: Shane Warne Source: Melbourne Herald Sun

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