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Definition of reconciliation noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1[singular, uncountable] reconciliation (between A and B) reconciliation (with somebody) an end to a disagreement and the start of a good relationship again The change of policy brought about a reconciliation with their former enemy.
  2. 2[uncountable] reconciliation (between A and B) reconciliation (with something) the process of making it possible for two different ideas, facts, etc. to exist together without being opposed to each other the reconciliation between environment and development
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