goodwill noun definition in Friendly topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

goodwill

 noun: Friendly topic
friendly or helpful feelings towards other people or countries a spirit of goodwill in international relations a goodwill gesture/a gesture of goodwill The President is on a goodwill visit to Japan. Given goodwill on both sides, I am sure we can reach an agreement. Theatres increasingly have to rely on the goodwill of private sponsors to survive.