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

 ame·na·ble /əˈminəbəl, ˈmɛ-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 A·me·na·ble a.
 1. Old Law Easy to be led; governable, as a woman by her husband. [Obs.]
 2. Liable to be brought to account or punishment; answerable; responsible; accountable; as, amenable to law.
    Nor is man too diminutive . . . to be amenable to the divine government.   --I. Taylor.
 3. Liable to punishment, a charge, a claim, etc.
 4. Willing to yield or submit; responsive; tractable.
    Sterling . . . always was amenable enough to counsel.   --Carlyle.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: disposed or willing to comply; "someone amenable to
             persuasion"; "the spirit indeed is willing but the
             flesh is weak"- Matthew 26:41 [syn: conformable, willing]
      2: readily reacting to suggestions and influences; "a
         responsive student" [syn: responsive, tractable]
      3: liable to answer to a higher authority; " the president is
         amenable to the constitutional court"