conciliator


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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.conciliator - someone who tries to bring peaceconciliator - someone who tries to bring peace  
go-between, intercessor, intermediary, intermediator, mediator - a negotiator who acts as a link between parties
appeaser - someone who tries to bring peace by acceding to demands; "An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile--hoping it will eat him last"--Winston Churchill
Translations

conciliator

[kənˈsɪlɪeɪtəʳ] Nconciliador(a) m/f (Ind) → árbitro mf

conciliator

[kənˈsɪlieɪtər] nconciliateur/trice m/f

conciliator

nVermittler(in) m(f)
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He was forced to perceive that he was not walking in the Styx, but in mud, that he was elbowed not by demons, but by thieves; that it was not his soul which was in question, but his life (since he lacked that precious conciliator, which places itself so effectually between the bandit and the honest man--a purse).
The challenge of recasting the disputes resolution identity with Ombuds committees and Conciliation can be met only through the enhancement of capabilities and competencies rather than by succumbing to the clamor for the expansion of the statutory powers and authority of the conciliator.
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ARBITRATION and conciliation service Acas has announced a new chief conciliator who takes the lead on trying to resolve high-profile industrial disputes.
Keenan Goldsby, previously of Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell, has been practicing for over sixteen years and also serves as a Motion Conciliator in the Fairfax County Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court.
Peter Harwood, chief conciliator at Acas, said Unite, as well as two other unions involved in the dispute, Prospect and the Public and Commercial Services union, will ballot their members with a recommendation to accept.
A true champion for the people of Tennessee, the 'great conciliator,' was always looking for ways to find common ground in Congress.
The aim is both parties will initially pursue the dispute through an ACAS conciliator, but if either side does not wish to do this, or an agreement cannot be reached within a month, ACAS will issue a certificate to demonstrate it was attempted.
If the employer agrees to take part in conciliation, an ACAS conciliator will become involved to see if things can be resolved.
This triggers the ACAS conciliator contacting the employer to attempt to promote settlement without the need to submit a claim at a Tribunal.
ACAS will then act as a conciliator between employer and employee to see if an agreement can be reached to resolve the dispute and avoid Employment Tribunal proceedings.
Minister of Municipal and Rural Affairs Signed a project to implement a number of intersections chopper "Mufrokat" which facilitate the movement of traffic at major intersections in Riyadh with a conciliator Contracting Co.