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amenable adj

1 : legally subject or answerable [the corporation is not to suit in New York]
2 a : suited by nature [an adult is not to a juvenile treatment program]
b : readily yielding, submitting, or cooperating [defendant is to rehabilitation "National Law Journal"]
ame·na·bil·i·ty [ə-mē-nə-bi-lə-tē, -me-]

Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.

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