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reconciliation

noun uk   /ˌrek.ənˌsɪl.iˈeɪ.ʃən/ us  
[C or U] a situation in which two people or groups of people become friendly again after they have argued: It took hours of negotiations to bring about a reconciliation between the two sides.Making and accepting apologies [U] the process of making two opposite beliefs, ideas, or situations agreeAccepting and agreeingAccepting and agreeing reluctantlyApproving and approval
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