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AMENABLE. Responsible; subject to answer in a court of justice liable to punishment.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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At Southwell, both Take Cover and Amenable are of obvious interest in the 6f handicap (3.20) on their return to the Fibresand.
While Manhattan hasn't always been amenable to McDonald's expansion, there are more than 250 franchise locations in the five boroughs.
Metallurgical test results show that the sulphide mineralisation is amenable to concentration using simple, conventional flotation technology.
The AFA conducted a vote in which 70% of the flight attendants voting were in favour of the contract, which will become amenable on 21 July 2011.
Researchers compared trends in what they termed "amenable mortality," or deaths that could have been prevented with access to health care, before age 75 between 1997-1998 and 2002-2003.
The study, "Measuring the Health of Nations: Updating an Earlier Analysis," compared international rates of "amenable mortality"--deaths from certain causes before age 75 that are potentially preventable with timely and effective health care.
The method is especially amenable to the analysis of large numbers of sequences, such as single nucleotide polymorphisms, from one sample of nucleic acid.
Banks are also becoming amenable to underwriting permanent loans in flexible, creative ways providing benefits not available with agency financings.
Schommers expects the partnership to help reduce cost of the BLUETEC system, making it amenable to install on mass-market vehicles: "We feel we already have a good value proposition with our current product, the E320 BLUETEC.
Du notes that RFA is a relatively new procedure for treatment of hepatic tumors not amenable to removal.
"Also consider the payment arrangements--and whether they are amenable to your business," says Fairchild, since most celebrities will likely want an equity arrangement.
At the other extreme the United States would be accused of deliberately weakening its own currency for domestic political reasons; and politicians like President Chirac of France--if still in office--would be amenable to ideas for retaliation, whether raising protectionist barriers, attempts at competitive devaluation, or ill-conceived taxes on international capital movements.