[ rek-uh n-sil-ee-ey-shuh n ]
/ ˌrɛk ənˌsɪl iˈeɪ ʃən /
an act of reconciling, as when former enemies agree to an amicable truce.
the state of being reconciled, as when someone becomes resigned to something not desired.
the process of making consistent or compatible.
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Origin of reconciliation
OTHER WORDS FROM reconciliationnon·rec·on·cil·i·a·tion, nounpre·rec·on·cil·i·a·tion, nounpro·rec·on·cil·i·a·tion, adjective
Words nearby reconciliation
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British Dictionary definitions for non-reconciliation
/ (ˌrɛkənˌsɪlɪˈeɪʃən) /
RC Church a sacrament in which repentant sinners are absolved and gain reconciliation with God and the Church, on condition of confession of their sins to a priest and of performing a penance
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