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con·cil·i·ate

 (kən-sĭl′ē-āt′)
v. con·cil·i·at·ed, con·cil·i·at·ing, con·cil·i·ates
v.tr.
1. To overcome the distrust or animosity of; appease. See Synonyms at pacify.
2. To regain or try to regain (friendship or goodwill) by pleasant behavior.
3. To make or attempt to make compatible; reconcile: tried to conciliate the conflicting theories.
v.intr.
To gain or try to gain someone's friendship or goodwill.

[Latin conciliāre, conciliāt-, from concilium, meeting; see kelə- in Indo-European roots.]

con·cil′i·a·ble (-ə-bəl) adj.
con·cil′i·a′tion n.
con·cil′i·a′tor n.
con·cil′i·a·to′ry (-ə-tôr′ē) adj.
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conciliation

(kənˌsɪlɪˈeɪʃən)
n
1. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) the act or process of conciliating
2. (Social Welfare) a method of helping the parties in a dispute to reach agreement, esp divorcing or separating couples to part amicably
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conciliation

the process of conciliating or bringing to agreement. — conciliator, n.
See also: Agreement
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.conciliation - the state of manifesting goodwill and cooperation after being reconciledconciliation - the state of manifesting goodwill and cooperation after being reconciled; "there was a brief period of conciliation but the fighting soon resumed"
peace - the state prevailing during the absence of war
2.conciliation - any of various forms of mediation whereby disputes may be settled short of arbitration
mediation - a negotiation to resolve differences that is conducted by some impartial party
3.conciliation - the act of placating and overcoming distrust and animosity
appeasement, calming - the act of appeasing (as by acceding to the demands of)
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conciliation

noun pacification, reconciliation, disarming, appeasement, propitiation, mollification, soothing, placation He is openly sceptical about peace talks and efforts at conciliation.
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conciliation

noun
A reestablishment of friendship or harmony:
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Translations
تَوْفيق، مُصالَحَه
smířenízískání
formildningforsoning
békéltetésösszeegyeztetés
friîun, sætt
uzlaşmayatıştırma

conciliation

[kənˌsɪlɪˈeɪʃən]
A. Nconciliación f
B. CPD conciliation service Nservicio m de conciliación
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conciliation

[kənˌsɪliˈeɪʃən] n (in industrial dispute)conciliation f; (in political dispute)conciliation f conciliation service, conciliation talksconciliation service nservice m de conciliationconciliation talks nplentretien m de conciliation
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conciliation

n
(= resolution: of dispute, differences, Pol, Ind) → Schlichtung f; conciliation boardSchlichtungskommission f; conciliation procedure (Jur) → Güteverfahren nt; conciliation proceedings (Jur: = hearing) → Gütetermin m
(= appeasement: of person) → Besänftigung f
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conciliation

[kənˌsɪlɪˈeɪʃn] nconciliazione f
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conciliate

(kənˈsilieit) verb
to win over or regain the support, friendship etc of.
conˌciliˈation noun
conˈciliatory adjective
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References in classic literature ?
As though such a stone wall really were a consolation, and really did contain some word of conciliation, simply because it is as true as twice two makes four.
Craig, who, being a neutral in the dispute, had no interest but in conciliation; "the schoolmaster ought to be able to tell you what's right.
In the French circle of Helene and Rumyantsev the reports of the cruelty of the enemy and of the war were contradicted and all Napoleon's attempts at conciliation were discussed.
The colonel, thinking it all over, made up his mind not to pursue the matter further, but then for his own satisfaction proceeded to cross-examine Vronsky about his interview; and it was a long while before he could restrain his laughter, as Vronsky described how the government clerk, after subsiding for a while, would suddenly flare up again, as he recalled the details, and how Vronsky, at the last half word of conciliation, skillfully maneuvered a retreat, shoving Petritsky out before him.
His most important discussions of American affairs are the 'Speech on American Taxation' (1774), the 'Speech on Conciliation with America'
To illustrate the effect of slavery on the white man,--to show that he has no powers of endurance, in such a condition, superior to those of his black brother,--DANIEL O'CONNELL, the distinguished advocate of universal emancipation, and the mighti- est champion of prostrate but not conquered Ireland, relates the following anecdote in a speech delivered by him in the Conciliation Hall, Dublin, before the Loyal National Repeal Association, March 31, 1845.
But this conciliation was not granted; for though she often threw out expressions of pity for her sister to Elinor, and more than once dropt a reflection on the inconstancy of beaux before Marianne, no effect was produced, but a look of indifference from the former, or of disgust in the latter.
With the foolish inconsistency of love I held my peace when I might have plead ignorance of the nature of my offense, or at least the gravity of it, and so have effected, at worst, a half conciliation.
There was no time to be lost; he durst not linger any longer in that public spot; and whether he had recourse to dignity or conciliation, the remedy must be applied at once.
D'Artagnan, on the contrary, quite full of his plans of conciliation and courtesy, approached the young men with a profound bow, accompanied by a most gracious smile.
"In so far as the Prince of Helium is concerned I may act, but between you and Matai Shang my only office can be one of conciliation. The Prince of Helium shall be escorted in safety to the boundary of my domain ere the sun has set again, where he shall be free to go whither he will; but upon pain of death must he never again enter the land of Kaol.
"Why, n-no, of course not," rejoined Milly, in hasty conciliation, as she reached for the medicine bottle.