fence-mending Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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fence-mendingnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈfensˌmen.dɪŋ/
the ​act of ​trying to ​helpopposingsides in a ​disagreement to ​agree: Fence-mending is what she is ​best at; she's a ​wonderfullistener.

fence-mendingadjective [before noun]

uk   us  
trying to ​helpopposingsides in a ​disagreement to ​agree: The UN ​SecretaryGeneral is on a fence-mending ​mission.
(Definition of fence-mending from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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