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amenable 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/əˈmēnəbəl/,/əˈmen-/,
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(of a person) Open and responsive to suggestion; easily persuaded or controlled,
  1. (of a person) Open and responsive to suggestion; easily persuaded or controlled
    • - parents who have had easy babies and amenable children
  2. (of a thing) Capable of being acted upon in a particular way; susceptible to
    • - the patients had cardiac failure not amenable to medical treatment

  1. disposed or willing to comply; "someone amenable to persuasion"
  2. readily reacting to suggestions and influences; "a responsive student"
  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"
  5. (amenableness) amenability: the trait of being cooperative
  6. In mathematics, an amenable group is a locally compact topological group G carrying a kind of averaging operation on bounded functions that is invariant under left (or right) translation by group elements. ...
  7. (adj) - agreeable, responsive
  8. anything that is mean.