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Definition of 'amenable'


  1. disposed or willing to comply; "someone amenable to persuasion"
       Synonyms: conformable
  2. readily reacting to suggestions and influences; "a responsive student"
       Synonyms: responsive tractable
  3. open to being acted upon in a certain way; "an amenable hospitalization should not result in untimely death"; "the tumor was not amenable to surgical treatment"
  4. liable to answer to a higher authority; " the president is amenable to the constitutional court"

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