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rec·on·cil·i·a·tion

 (rĕk′ən-sĭl′ē-ā′shən)
n.
1. The act of reconciling.
2. The condition of being reconciled.
3. Reconciliation See penance.

[Middle English reconsiliacion, from Old French reconciliation, from Latin reconciliātiō, reconciliātiōn-, from reconciliātus, past participle of reconciliāre, to reconcile; see reconcile.]

Reconciliation

(ˌrɛkənˌsɪlɪˈeɪʃən)
n
(Roman Catholic Church) RC Church a sacrament in which repentant sinners are absolved and gain reconciliation with God and the Church, on condition of confession of their sins to a priest and of performing a penance

rec•on•cil•i•a•tion

(ˌrɛk ənˌsɪl iˈeɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the act of reconciling or the state of being reconciled.
2. the process of making consistent or compatible.
[1300–50; < Latin reconciliātiō <reconciliā(re) to reconcile]
rec`on•cil′i•a•to`ry (-əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.reconciliation - the reestablishing of cordial relationsreconciliation - the reestablishing of cordial relations
cooperation - joint operation or action; "their cooperation with us was essential for the success of our mission"
2.reconciliation - getting two things to correspondreconciliation - getting two things to correspond; "the reconciliation of his checkbook and the bank statement"
equalisation, equalization, leveling - the act of making equal or uniform

reconciliation

noun
1. reunion, conciliation, rapprochement (French), appeasement, détente, pacification, propitiation, understanding, bringing back together, reconcilement The couple have separated but he wants a reconciliation.
reunion break-up, separation, falling-out, alienation, antagonism, estrangement
2. harmonizing, balancing, squaring, adjustment, synthesis, harmonization a reconciliation of the values of equality and liberty
3. accommodation, settlement, resolving, compromise, remedying, rectification the reconciliation of our differences

reconciliation

noun
A reestablishment of friendship or harmony:
Translations
مُصالَحَه، صُلْح، تَوْفيق
smiřování
forsoning
kibékülés
sættir
uzmierenie
barışmauzlaşma

reconciliation

[ˌrekənsɪlɪˈeɪʃən] N
1. (= reuniting) → reconciliación f
to bring about a reconciliationlograr una reconciliación
2. (= making compatible) [of theories, ideals] → conciliación f
3. [of accounts] → conciliación f

reconciliation

[ˌrɛkənˌsɪliˈeɪʃən] n
[people, countries] → réconciliation f
[opinons, beliefs, demands] → conciliation f

reconciliation

n (of persons)Versöhnung f, → Aussöhnung f; (of opinions, principles)Vereinbarung f, → Versöhnung f (esp Philos); (of differences)Beilegung f

reconciliation

[ˌrɛkənsɪlɪˈeɪʃn] n (of people) → riconciliazione f; (of contradictions, attitudes) → conciliazione f

reconcile

(ˈrekənsail) verb
1. to cause (people) to become friendly again, eg after they have quarrelled. Why won't you be reconciled (with him)?
2. to bring (two or more different aims, points of view etc) into agreement. The unions want high wages and the bosses want high profits – it's almost impossible to reconcile these two aims.
3. to (make someone) accept (a situation, fact etc) patiently. Her mother didn't want the marriage to take place but she is reconciled to it now.
ˈreconˌciliˈation (-sili-) noun
There has been a reconciliation between her and her husband; an act of reconciliation.

reconciliation

n. reconciliación, conformidad.
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