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)
References in classic literature ?
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).
Hellen Apiyo, who had been appointed a conciliator in the dispute between Uchumi and its employees, has ruled the retailer can proceed with declaring some staff redundant, but in line with the law.
The firm argued conciliator Martin Munyu went out of his scope in ordering Epco to retain the original selling price of the housing units.
But for now we came on the issue of the death of his two relatives and to commend him for action taken on Tinubu as a conciliator,' he said.
Each party shall furnish to the mediator or conciliator the information as required by him in connection with the concerned issues.
Mr Parkinson was a trade union official and advocate for 23 years, worked with Transfield Pty Ltd in senior executive positions for 16 years and was also employed as an independent Public Transport Industrial Conciliator.
Acas chief conciliator David Prince said: "We have been in contact with all the parties involved and they are attending Acas talks in London.
ARBITRATION and conciliation service Acas has announced a new chief conciliator who takes the lead on trying to resolve high-profile industrial disputes.
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.
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.
The threat of extensive support strikes now disappears and Finnair may operate its flights normally," the airline said in a statement after negotiations facilitated by a national conciliator.