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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 doc·ile /ˈdɑsəl ||ˌsaɪl, ||ˈdoˌsaɪl/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Doc·ile a.
 1. Teachable; easy to teach; docible. [Obs.]
 2. Disposed to be taught; tractable; easily managed; as, a docile child.
    The elephant is at once docible and docile.   -- C. J. Smith.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: willing to be taught or led or supervised or directed; "the
             docile masses of an enslaved nation" [ant: stubborn]
      2: ready and willing to be taught; "docile pupils eager for
         instruction"; "teachable youngsters" [syn: teachable]
      3: easily handled or managed; "a gentle old horse, docile and
         obedient" [syn: gentle]