reconciliation

[ rek-uh n-sil-ee-ey-shuh n ]
/ ˌrɛk ənˌsɪl iˈeɪ ʃən /

noun

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.

Origin of reconciliation

1300–50; Middle English reconsiliacion < Latin reconciliātiōn- (stem of reconciliātiō), equivalent to reconciliāt(us) (see reconcile, -ate1) + -iōn- -ion

OTHER WORDS FROM reconciliation

non·rec·on·cil·i·a·tion, nounpre·rec·on·cil·i·a·tion, nounpro·rec·on·cil·i·a·tion, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for reconciliation

Reconciliation
/ (ˌrɛkənˌsɪlɪˈeɪʃən) /

noun

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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