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Hoy me parece muy interesante compartir con los lectores una buena palabra de la que conocer su significado en inglés: "Amenable". 

 


Por ello os invito a leer este pequeño artículo en inglés. Quizás sea una buena ocasión para comprobar las capacidades dormidas de algunos o las necesidades de mejorar en el uso de este idioma de otros. 

En cualquier caso, espero sea del interés de ambas partes. 

 

 

 

"The word of the week"

 

 

AMENABLE

 

Adjective:

 

1.     easily influenced or controlled

 

2.     (Amenable to) capable of being treated in a particular way.

 

Derivatives:

 

Amenability noun

Amenably adverb

 

 

Definition of AMENABLE

Liable: to be brought to account

 

Answerable: citizens amenable to the law. Capable of submission (as to judgment or test)

 

Suited: The data is amenable to analysis.

 

Readily brought to yield, submit or cooperate: a government not amenable to change.

 

Willing: was amenable to spending more time at home.

 

 

Examples of AMENABLE

 

1.     Whatever you decided to do, I´m amenable_____ Just let me know.

 

2.  Our normally balky cat becomes the most amenable of creatures when confronted with strange environment of the veterinary clinic.

 

3.    While no one yet knows how wide … margins can go, contracts establish royalty rates and project them far into the future. Many agents have thus pushed for a term of license of just a few years. Publishers, however, are not always amenable.

 

4.   Some of the newer findings address a vexing flaw in the sole noninvasive screening test for detecting microscopic prostate cancer, the form most amenable to a cure.

 

5.     … depression, schizophrenia and manic depression, mental troubles that are now considered amenable to treatment by drug therapy …

 

6.     I was amenable to conversation.

7.     My friend got two amenable children.

 

 

Related to AMENABLE

 

Synonyms: Willing, Disposes, Fain, Game, Glad, Inclined, Minded and Ready.

 

Antonyms: Disinclined, Stubborn, Intractable, Inflexible, Recalcitrant, Unyielding, Obstinate, Unbending, Obdurate, Stiff-necked, Pig-headen, Mulish and Unwilling.

 

Related Words: Predisposed, Prone, Accommodating, Agreeable, Compliant, Cooperative, Obedient, Obliging, Submissive, Favorable, Receptive, Prepared, Prompt, Quick, Responsive, Swift, Desirous, Eager, Enthused, Enthusiastic, Excited.

 

Near Antonyms: Averse, Loath (also Loth or Loathe), Reluctant, Reticent.

 

See Synonym Discussion at:  Responsible, Obedient.

 

 

 

"The quiz of the week"

What is the best synonym for the word amenable? 

 

A. shameful                            B. disagreeable

C. responsive                         D. powerful

 

Puedes responder en el apartado comentarios

¿Qué te parece esta palabra? ¿Crees que tiene un uso amplio en en la lengua inglesa?

 

Gracias por leerme. 



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Compartiendo nuestra palabra de la semana:


Hoy me parece muy interesante compartir con los lectores una buena palabra de la que conocer su significado en inglés: "Amenable". 

 


Por ello os invito a leer este pequeño artículo en inglés. Quizás sea una buena ocasión para comprobar las capacidades dormidas de algunos o las necesidades de mejorar en el uso de este idioma de otros. 

En cualquier caso, espero sea del interés de ambas partes. 

 

 

 

"The word of the week"

 

 

AMENABLE

 

Adjective:

 

1.     easily influenced or controlled

 

2.     (Amenable to) capable of being treated in a particular way.

 

Derivatives:

 

Amenability noun

Amenably adverb

 

 

Definition of AMENABLE

Liable: to be brought to account

 

Answerable: citizens amenable to the law. Capable of submission (as to judgment or test)

 

Suited: The data is amenable to analysis.

 

Readily brought to yield, submit or cooperate: a government not amenable to change.

 

Willing: was amenable to spending more time at home.

 

 

Examples of AMENABLE

 

1.     Whatever you decided to do, I´m amenable_____ Just let me know.

 

2.  Our normally balky cat becomes the most amenable of creatures when confronted with strange environment of the veterinary clinic.

 

3.    While no one yet knows how wide … margins can go, contracts establish royalty rates and project them far into the future. Many agents have thus pushed for a term of license of just a few years. Publishers, however, are not always amenable.

 

4.   Some of the newer findings address a vexing flaw in the sole noninvasive screening test for detecting microscopic prostate cancer, the form most amenable to a cure.

 

5.     … depression, schizophrenia and manic depression, mental troubles that are now considered amenable to treatment by drug therapy …

 

6.     I was amenable to conversation.

7.     My friend got two amenable children.

 

 

Related to AMENABLE

 

Synonyms: Willing, Disposes, Fain, Game, Glad, Inclined, Minded and Ready.

 

Antonyms: Disinclined, Stubborn, Intractable, Inflexible, Recalcitrant, Unyielding, Obstinate, Unbending, Obdurate, Stiff-necked, Pig-headen, Mulish and Unwilling.

 

Related Words: Predisposed, Prone, Accommodating, Agreeable, Compliant, Cooperative, Obedient, Obliging, Submissive, Favorable, Receptive, Prepared, Prompt, Quick, Responsive, Swift, Desirous, Eager, Enthused, Enthusiastic, Excited.

 

Near Antonyms: Averse, Loath (also Loth or Loathe), Reluctant, Reticent.

 

See Synonym Discussion at:  Responsible, Obedient.

 

 

 

"The quiz of the week"

What is the best synonym for the word amenable? 

 

A. shameful                            B. disagreeable

C. responsive                         D. powerful

 

Puedes responder en el apartado comentarios

¿Qué te parece esta palabra? ¿Crees que tiene un uso amplio en en la lengua inglesa?

 

Gracias por leerme. 




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