/ (kənˌsɪlɪˈeɪʃən) /

  1. the act or process of conciliating

  2. a method of helping the parties in a dispute to reach agreement, esp divorcing or separating couples to part amicably

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How to use conciliation in a sentence

  • He would have tried some slight conciliation, but it was really impossible with such a boy as his enemy.

    Eric, or Little by Little | Frederic W. Farrar
  • Dumouriez, who understood the character of the people he was dealing with, was all for conciliation.

    Belgium | George W. T. (George William Thomson) Omond
  • It will be an advantage now to look through “conciliation with the Colonies” and note its general plan of structure.

    English: Composition and Literature | W. F. (William Franklin) Webster
  • It is a powerful summary, and a skillful plea for the adoption of a policy of conciliation with the colonies of America.

    English: Composition and Literature | W. F. (William Franklin) Webster
  • Immediately placards were issued from conciliation Hall, and were posted in town and country, announcing the event.