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The restoration of peaceful or amicable relations between two individuals who were previously in conflict with one another.

Reconciliation ordinarily implies forgiveness for injuries on either or both sides. The term is often applied to the parties to a Divorce who cease proceedings for the dissolution of their marriage upon a resolution of their differences. Reconciliation is used interchangeably with conciliation.


noun accord, adjustment, amnesty, appeasement, arbitration, conciliation, concord, concordance, forgiveness, harmony, improved relations, mediation, mollification, mutual forgiveness, pacification, peace, peacemaking, propitiation, reconcilement, restoration of harmony, reunion, settlement, understanding, union
Associated concepts: reconciliation of contradictory clauses
See also: accordance, adjustment, arrangement, compact, compatibility, compromise, concession, conciliation, expiation, intercession, mediation, mollification, pact, peace, rapprochement, settlement, understanding

RECONCILIATION, contracts. The act of bringing persons to agree together, who before, had had some difference.
     2. A renewal of cohabitation between husband and wife is proof of reconciliation, and such reconciliation destroys the effect of a deed of separation. 4 Eccl. R. 238.

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180 Mn as part of the special budget proposal to establish the Reconciliation TV Channel.
The Tanaiste added: As the new year begins, I want to acknowledge the hugely important work being done by so many groups in support of achieving reconciliation on the island and with our neighbouring Ireland.
Also on Wednesday, both Hamas and Fatah announced, in a mutual statement, delaying allowing the reconciliation government to carry out its duties in Gaza, in order to finalise the necessary arrangements and to guarantee fully implementing the reconciliation.
Therefore, in exploring the clinical importance of recognizing the difference between divine and interpersonal reconciliation, we first will reflect on the essence of person-person reconciliation--the process of restoring trust--and then show how God-to-person reconciliation differs from person-to-person reconciliation by making five contrasts between the two.
Au sujet de la position de Machrou Tounes sur la loi sur la reconciliation economique et financiere, Cherif a estime qu'il "peut etre efficace et donne des resultats meilleurs que ceux de la commission de reconciliation et arbitrage relevant de l'Instance Verite et Dignite, si des amendements lui sont apportes".
Watson Wheatley Financial Systems is a reconciliation system vendor with worldwide clients including hedge funds, long only asset managers, and commodities traders.
During a meeting with a number of locals of Qudsiya and the reconciliation committees, Minister Haidar said that the Ministry has come a long way in the reconciliation project in Qudsiya, noting that the remaining small problems will be dealt with very soon.
However, in his opinion, it is worth working in this direction because internal reconciliation is the initial stage leading toward closer relations with neighbors that should further result into European integration.
The success of this reconciliation comes amid a large wave of exodus by the affected people in the rebel-held areas as these people have suffered from starvation and extreme poverty.
Vertical reconciliation emphasizes God's power to forgive us when we sin against Him.
In addition to the TLM Reconciliations Premium solution, SEI will also deploy the new SmartStream TLM SmartRecs solution that will operate with TLM Reconciliations Premium, providing new reconciliations data, supporting the utility model.
The tweeters' inquiries mainly concentrated on the procedures of how to open a reconciliation file at the section," Dr Al Hammadi told Gulf News.