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Definition of conciliate verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

conciliate

 verb
verb
NAmE//kənˈsɪliˌeɪt//
 
conciliate somebody (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they conciliate
 
he / she / it conciliates
 
past simple conciliated
 
-ing form conciliating
 
 
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to make someone less angry or more friendly, especially by being kind and pleasant or by giving them something synonym pacify
conciliation
 
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NAmE//kənˌsɪliˈeɪʃn//
 
noun [uncountable] A conciliation service helps to settle disputes between employers and workers.
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