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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·cil·i·a·tion n.  The act or process of conciliating; the state of being conciliated.
    The house has gone further; it has declared conciliation admissible previous to any submission on the part of America.   --Burke.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the state of manifesting goodwill and cooperation after
           being reconciled; "there was a brief period of
           conciliation but the fighting soon resumed"
      2: any of various forms of mediation whereby disputes may be
         settled short of arbitration
      3: the act of placating and overcoming distrust and animosity
         [syn: placation, propitiation]