Definition of conciliatory adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//kənˈsɪliətəri//
; NAmE NAmE//kənˈsɪliətɔːri//
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having the intention or effect of making angry people calm a conciliatory approach/attitude/gesture/moveExtra examples His tone was quite conciliatory. She had been too conciliatory towards her staff. The report was highly conciliatory.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: conciliatory