Meaning of AMENABLE in English

AMENABLE

adjective

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADVERB

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These are less amenable to being uncovered by using conventional interviews or survey methods.

But there is another side to the substance abuse equation that may make it less amenable to interventions.

Never evade their letters or telephone calls, it will only make them less amenable to your predicament.

But others were both less recent and less amenable to resolution.

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The issue is not the same as issues of consciousness, and fortunately is more amenable to clearly empirical considerations.

Birmingham may be more amenable to questioning and more accessible, at least during the first several months.

By stripping concrete objects of their less essential features, they become less involved and hence more amenable to mathematical treatment.

Doubtless he'd be able to find much more amenable company on the slopes tomorrow morning.

With much of the preliminary work already done, Ministers were more amenable to finding the time to legislate.

Such conditions may be much more amenable to medical intervention than chronic conditions.

They progress much further than Gang into late adolescence, a period more amenable to bittersweet comedy.

The latter tend to be less emotive and are more amenable to compromise.

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Carbohydrate replenishment Your body is most amenable to replenishing muscle glycogen in those first few hours after exercising.

He was concerned with focusing quickly on the areas most amenable to cost reduction.

They were most amenable and forwarded a corrected contract without delay.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

But there is another side to the substance abuse equation that may make it less amenable to interventions.

Corporate culture is not something easily amenable to management control or manipulation.

He is not amenable to insidious influence.

He was concerned with focusing quickly on the areas most amenable to cost reduction.

No one suggested that non-litigation costs were not amenable to taxation.

No suggestion was made that non-litigation costs were not amenable to being quantified by taxation.

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