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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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Thus, forgiveness may be a necessary component of reconcilation placed in the process toward the hope of reconciliation but must not be equated with its fulfilled end, namely, reconcilliation.
C1/4 CAHis Majesty also expressed thanks and appreciation to all people that took part in this gathering which reflected the true Bahraini natioal feelings who called for exerting all efforts to protect the national acheivments and maintain the Kingdom as an oasis for peace and security for all from differnt sects and relegions without any interference in its local affairs except from its people through reconcilation for the benifit of the Kingdom and its people.
sombreros "They deal with that and there's a reconcilation and acceptance of the way things are.
But, to a brief comparison: when I first landed in Tel Aviv in 1997, fresh from years of covering the anti-apartheid struggle and the Truth and Reconcilation Commission, I was shocked.
He added that "the reconcilation started from the prisoners exchange deal and will be achieved.
4E) Variables for CEU: Z A B C STEP 3: PREPARE COST RECONCILATION (PROCESS COSTING REPORT) Equivalent Units Costs DM DL MOH Airplanes Completed and Transferred (M) $(C*Z) C C C Ending WIP: DM E*A E DL .
The complainant alleged that the defendant suggested reconcilation, saying that the complainant's company was big and he had lots of money at stake.
In the end, apartheid collapsed when it became dear to those whites in power that it was not in their own self-interests to perpetuate by force what was clearly an unjust system of oppression, and when black leaders were extending the hand of reconciliation to their former oppressors, recognizing that without this reconcilation there could be no lasting peace but only increasing hostility and violence.
Monitoring and Controlling: Supervision of the proper implementation of newly agreed fee arrangements and performance of an ongoing cost tracking and reconcilation of fees applied.
Summary: Bouznika - The experience of Morocco's Equity and Reconcilation Commission (IER) has made the Kingdom a model to follow in the MENA region in terms of handling human rights issues, said on Saturday in Bouznika (south of Rabat), the head of Amnesty International's Moroccan branch.
This is part of national reconcilation," he told tribal leaders this week.
Initiating dialogue about racial reconcilation and spirituality forms the foundation of this recorded concert.