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Meaning of “reconciliation” in the English Dictionary

"reconciliation" in British English

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reconciliationnoun

uk   us   /ˌrek.ənˌsɪl.iˈeɪ.ʃən/
[C or U] a ​situation in which two ​people or ​groups of ​peoplebecomefriendly again after they have ​argued: It took ​hours of ​negotiations to ​bring about a reconciliation between the two ​sides. [U] the ​process of making two ​oppositebeliefs, ​ideas, or ​situationsagree
(Definition of reconciliation from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"reconciliation" in American English

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reconciliationnoun [C/U]

 us   /ˌrek·ənˌsɪl·iˈeɪ·ʃən/
the ​process of making two ​people or ​groups of ​peoplefriendly again after they have ​argued seriously or ​fought and ​keptapart from each other, or a ​situation in which this ​happens
(Definition of reconciliation from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"reconciliation" in Business English

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reconciliationnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ˌrekənˌsɪliˈeɪʃən/
ACCOUNTING the ​process of comparing different ​financialaccounts, ​amounts, etc. in ​order to ​check that they ​add up to the same ​total or to explain any differences between them: We haven't done a reconciliation yet.
(Definition of reconciliation from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “reconciliation”
in Chinese (Simplified) 和解, 和好, 修好…
in Turkish barışma, uzlaşma, barışma/uzlaşma eylemi…
in Russian примирение, согласование…
in Chinese (Traditional) 和解, 和好, 修好…
in Polish zgoda, pojednanie, pogodzenie…
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