[ fens-men-ding ]
/ ˈfɛnsˌmɛn dɪŋ /
the practice of reestablishing or strengthening personal, business, or political contacts and relationships by conciliation or negotiation, as after a dispute, disagreement, or period of inactivity.
of, relating to, or promoting fence-mending.
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OK, the gathering was billed as a fence-mending session, so no one was expecting a blast of hot rhetoric.